But it \ 's not the only one hailing the qualities of the dirty spud .
Will you start to spud in next week ?
The three gorgon sisters have escaped and captured spud and trixie .
Indeed the book , like the tuber it describes , fills a void : the spud now has the biography it deserves .
The chinese government has begun ramping up research , production and training related to the humble spud , and hopes are high that it could help alleviate poverty and serve as a bulwark against famine .