Example: [Bronner, 1990]
Origins: Print references to the "little quizzies" tale date to 1962, but the tale itself has been around since the early 1950s. It continues to surface among college students to this day. Similar to a number of other college legends (e.g., Why Does It Taste So Salty?), it swings on the notion of a hapless coed's blurting out the wrong thing, unaware (at least for the moment) of how her comment will be taken.
Barbara "what's the plural of 'testy'?" Mikkelson
Last updated: 16 June 2011
Bronner, Simon J. Piled Higher and Deeper. Little Rock: August House, 1990. ISBN 0-87483-154-7 (p. 56). Brunvand, Jan Harold. "Further Notes on Sex in the Classroom." Journal of American Folklore. Vol. 75; 1962 (p. 62).