Many years ago my older brother lived in England, and on one visit home he brought me this:
Which while in England it refers to a fairly popular dessert, in the U.S. it’s a reason to visit the free clinic.
A couple of weeks ago I was at dinner, a counselor friend of mine was talking about her trip to London that was coming up soon. She asked what I wanted her to bring me back and I told her about the pudding and that she could bring me another can. She laughed and said that she would see if she could find it.
When she came back and the group was having dinner again, she told me that she couldn’t find what I asked for. She also told me that she wasn’t 100% sure I wasn’t setting her up, and she just couldn’t get herself to ask a clerk if they had any Spotted Dick. She did bring me back this:
P.S. – Writer, you know this counselor.