+ Bill Scott, an East Northport, N.Y., reader, regarding QT’s warning that Christmas pudding should be stirred clockwise with a wooden spoon, writes:
“Does this mean that you stir Christmas pudding counterclockwise, or anticlockwise, south of the equator?”
+ C.C., a New York City reader, meanwhile, hopes to remind us that there is no such thing as a Christmas poinsetta.
There are only Christmas poinsettias.
Ho, Ho, Ho!
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