What in God's holy name is egg-nog? That's a rhetorical question, by the way—I know exactly what egg-nog is. The dirty, dirty bastards! Nog is one of those stupid made-up words you only ever get to hear at Christmas, like swaddling, manger, figgy and myrrh. Someone is definitely taking the piss. By Richard Carter A fat, bearded chap with a Charles Darwin fixation. View all of Richard Carter's posts.