People only eat them on the understanding that chomping gamely through so much rabbit food must in simple justice make an extra helping of pudding entirely calorie-free.
The word itself doesn't help. Crudités: it manages to combine a suggestion of crude with a French ending, which in a domestic setting is bound to come across as pretentious.
Still, there is one very good thing about crudités.
They seem largely to have gone out of fashion.
Sunday Rest: crudités. This word comes from the French crudité which means rawness, and is related to the Latin crūdus which means bloody.