Tea and Biscuits

  I'm sure that people can give you a lot of reasons why cups come with a saucer. To make them easier to carry, to protect the table from rings and spills, because it looks good. These are all rubbish. It's to give you somewhere to put the biscuits. (To clarify for you heathens on …

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English Biscuit Roundup

English isn’t always quite the same English when you travel to different countries. This can lead to a slight bit of confusion at teatime. One puzzle is the word “biscuit.” Ask a Brit for a biscuit, and you’re not likely to get something leavened, fluffy, and ready for butter and jam or a nice sausage …

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