Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Spotted Dick

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

Examples:
"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 dictionary.com)
"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.

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