23 days until Christmas

+ Bill Scott, an East Northport, N.Y., reader, regarding QT’s warning that Christmas pudding should be stirred clockwise with a wooden spoon, writes:
“South of the equator, should we stir anticlockwise?”
+ Jim Kehoe, a Sydney, Australia, reader, offers this guidance:
“I have consulted an Australian expert and fellow reader, Jude Allen, who is a lifelong resident of Sydney.  She tells me that she stirs everything in a clockwise direction, so far with no ill effect.”
So we can avoid widdershins and stay with the deasil antipodally.
Which reminds QT that the most dangerous occupation in Sweden is herding reindeer.
Ho, Ho, Ho!

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