"Hasty Pud Tickets"

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Sun Feb 14 01:05:45 UTC 2010

An unfortunate subject line. Of course, the reference is to Harvard's
Hasty Pudding theatrical society. OTOH, I have seen "pulling one's
pud" expressed in print by British authors as "pulling one's pudding."
Perhaps  there's simply no getting around the inadvertent

All say, "How hard it is that we have to die!"––a strange complaint to
come from the mouths of people who have had to live.
–Mark Twain

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