One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
- ‘It is generally about the size of a melon, a little fibrous towards the centre, but everywhere else quite smooth and puddingy, something in consistence between yeast-dumplings and batter-pudding.’
- ‘And when you've all done pitying, you have to run up to Stephen, grab hold of both of his great puddingy cheeks and give them a good old nip and stretch of congratulations.’
- ‘It was a warm cream vanilla sauce over a cakey puddingy mound.’
- ‘Unlike other fantasy stories which have an airy sense of buoyancy, The Lord of the Rings always has that stolid, puddingy heaviness, the earnestly childlike quality of which almost, but not quite, prevents it from being pompous.’
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