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Downton Abbey -- Girls Just Want to Have Fun

If you had told me that the funniest line in Sunday’s “Downton  Abbey” would be “Come and clear the spotted dick”  and that three generations of Crawley women would be involved in extracurricular  shenanigans, I would have expected these events to be connected somehow, but alas, Wikipedia tells us that  “Spotted dick is a cylindrical pudding popular in Britain, containing dried fruit (usually currants or raisins) and commonly served with custard.” So Mrs. 2,126 more words

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Spotted Dick ...NOT what you think! ;)

I remember blushing when I ordered this at the restaurant. It was more like a whisper, really.

But then I read a little about it and discovered that “dick” was the word commonly used in the past for “pudding”. 829 more words