’Tis the season

Christmas Pudding
+ Dave Carr, an Owen Sound,  Ontario, reader, regarding QT’s reminder that isn’t “toll the ancient Yuletide carol,” but “troll the ancient Yuletide carol,” writes:
“What about ‘it came upon a midnight clear’?”
Now that you ask:
It  didn’t come “upon a midnight clear.”
It came “upon the midnight clear.”
+ S.T., a Chicago reader, writes:
“. . . And isn’t it time for QT’s annual reminder that Christmas pudding should be stirred clockwise?”
And with a wooden spoon.
Ho, Ho, Ho!

WRITE TO QT:  qt@zaysmith.com

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