“A flute with no holes is not a flute, and a doughnut with no hole is a Danish.”
Cornelius Crane 'Chevy' Chase, American comedian, actor. (1943 - )
"Anyhow, the hole in the doughnut is at least digestible."
H.L. Mencken (1880-1956) American journalist and writer.
Doughnuts are "a large dish of balls of sweetened dough fried in hog's fat and called dough nuts or oly koeks."
'History of New York by Diedrich Knickerbocker' (1809)
“The bagel [is] an unsweetened doughnut with rigor mortis.”
Beatrice and Ira Freeman,
'About Bagels', NY Times May 22, 1960
“Go along, go along quickly, and set all you have on the table for us. We don't want doughnuts, honey buns, poppy cakes, and other dainties; bring us a whole sheep, serve a goat and forty-year old mead! And plenty of vodka, not vodka with all sorts of fancies, not with raisins and flavorings, but pure foaming vodka, that hisses and bubbles like mad.”
Nikolai Gogol (1809-1852)
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