The 2009 flavor was as English as roast beef and Yorkshire pudding.
Leno first appeared on The Tonight Show in 1977—the year that legendary host Johnny Carson picked up a pudding pot of his own.
In terms of charisma, the guy has all the snap, crackle, and pop of pudding.
What they got was, in the evocate words of Ben Franklin, a “Prince Eugene” who had “eaten a pudding Bagg.”
It was popularized as a holiday dessert in 16th-century England and also is known as Christmas pudding or plum pudding.
This pudding may be served with a wine or sweet sauce (see Sauces).
It is all very well to talk of his intentions; but the proof of the pudding is in the eating.
A Yorkshire pudding is very excellent when cooked under this joint.
Put the pudding into a buttered dish and bake it an hour and a half.
Spread over the pudding, return to the oven and color a little.
c.1300, "a kind of sausage: the stomach or one of the entrails of a pig, sheep, etc., stuffed with minced meat, suet, seasoning, boiled and kept till needed," perhaps from a West Germanic stem *pud- "to swell" (cf. Old English puduc "a wen," Westphalian dialect puddek "lump, pudding," Low German pudde-wurst "black pudding," English dialectal pod "belly;" also cf. pudgy).
Other possibility is the traditional one that it is from Old French boudin "sausage," from Vulgar Latin *botellinus, from Latin botellus "sausage" (change of French b- to English p- presents difficulties, but cf. purse). The modern sense had emerged by 1670, from extension to other foods boiled or steamed in a bag or sack (16c.). German pudding, French pouding, Swedish pudding, Irish putog are from English. Pudding-pie attested from 1590s.
The penis: You can't even come off unless you pull your own pudding (1719+)