Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Spotted Dick

Definition: (from
1. (Brit) a steamed or boiled suet pudding containing dried fruit

"I have to go to the store to pick up some spotted dick for the party."
"The spotted dick actually tasted better than I expected."

Origin: (from
"Perhaps from the man's name Dick (short for Richard), or from dialect dick pudding. The dried fruit gives it a speckled appearance."

Awkwardness rating: 10

This spotted dick showed up at my parent's white elephant party.