Ivor Brown first used the term pudder to describe writing which has a tendency to say what has to be said in as complicated a way as possible. Here is a well known piece of medical pudder:“Experiments are described which demonstrate that in normal individuals the lowest concentration in which sucrose can be detected by means of gustation differs from the lowest concentration in which sucrose (in the amount employed) has to be ingested in order to produce a demonstrable decrease in olfactory acuity and a noteworthy conversion of sensations interpreted as a desire for food into sensations interpreted as satiety associated with ingestion of food.”
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