Hark, Harts, Hards, Hugs, Hucks and Hearts

Hark ye people, neither red harts nor shiny hards, but lots of super hugs without throwing in all your hucks! More Super Hearts!

Below are quick noting and drafting of puns.

Blog post to be refined.

Hark
To listen attentively, hearken
Hark! The Herald Angels Sing, Christmas carol by Charles Wesley

Harts
A deer, old English word,
used in medieval (mi-dee-evil) times to describe red deer stag more than five years old.
In medieval hunting terms, a stag in its
first year was called a “calf” or “calfe”,
second a “brocket”,
third a “spayed”, “spade”, or “spayard”,
fourth a “staggerd” or “staggard”
fifth a “stag”, or a “great stag”.
To be a “hart” was its fully mature state.
The hart was a “beast of venery” representing the most prestigious form of hunting
Shakespere’s Twelfth Night), punning on the homophones “hart” and “heart”. The word is also used several times in The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien,

Hards
the shiny hard of flaxseed.
What is flax?
flax is a blue-flowered plant grown in the cool, northern climate
The seed from flax can be consumed in whole seed, milled (ground), or oil form.
found to help protect against heart disease, inflammatory disorders and certain cancers
healthy omega-3 fatty acid
powerful antioxidants
Whole flaxseeds are very hard and will pass through your body undigested
hards are coarse and broken fibers
husk, bran, rice, coconut
difficult to remove.
only ground or roast to remove hards.

Hugs
embrace
squeeze (someone) tightly in one’s arms, typically to express affection.
an act of holding someone tightly in one’s arms, typically to express affection.
hugs and tears

Huck
Huckaback towel, strong linen or cotton fabric, with rough surface.
weaving patterns, good grip, rough surface, extremely absorbent.
Throw in the towel, to concede defeat

Hearts
From “Super Hearts”, Periscope.
Hearts is an “evasion-type” trick-taking playing card game for four players, although variations can accommodate 3–6 players.
The heart is a muscular organ in humans and other animals, which pumps blood through the blood vessels of the circulatory system.