• If you want to know what cram is, I can only say that I don’t know the recipe; but it is biscuitish, keeps good indefinitely, is supposed to be sustaining, and is certainly not entertaining, being in fact very uninteresting except as a chewing exercise.

    J.R.R. Tolkien (2012). “The Hobbit”, p.128, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt