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As you have now reviewed an American biscuit, in the interests of parity how about sourcing some Iraqi biscuits for a head to head? Or how about an axis of evil biscuit special?
|Nicey replies: Splendid idea, do they have biscuits in North Korea, Iraq and where ever else is on an evil axis? If they do I've already provisionally decided that they are bound to taste better than Oreos, which even our younger members of staff wisely turned down towards the end of the review pack.
If anyone has any totalitarian biscuits we would be delighted to give them a fair and unbiased review.
More a complaint about the site really than anything to do with tea or biscuits, but why does my favourite site take so long to type and invariably get spelt wrong? I always manage to miss out one of the 'a's of 'tea and' or put in an extra 'd' or something. Couldn't you have made it something a little easier, I don't know, just 'nicecupoftea' or something? I know it's a bit late for changes seeing how popular your lovely site is now, but I have to complain about something.
PS Help! There are only custard creams left in my house! And there are only about 4 of them! But I had a lovely cup of tea with my breakfast this morning.
|Nicey replies: You could always bookmark us. If not type 'fig roll' into Google that should do the trick. Also 'Nicecupoftea' had been taken by cybersquatting vermin.|
As a nice old gentleman who is not allowed to eat biscuits (or cookies), I can comment only on a TV advertisement for Oreo screened in recent times in fairest Melbourne. (That's in Australia which, unlike New Zealand, opens on Saturday.)
A "cute" little boy is sitting with his biscuit and a mug of milk. A beautiful dog watches him. The little boy constantly waves the biscuit at the dog, which eagerly awaits being fed. We go through the "First you dip it.." (or whatever they tell you to do) routine, and the boy then eats the whole biscuit. He then invites the dog to drink the milk.
I protest! First of all, on the grounds of cruelty to dogs, with the continual nasty teasing which will probably lead to a need for the dog to receive counselling. Secondly, on the implication that it is fun to starve pets. Thirdly, on the fact that drinking from the same mug is unhygienic. Who know what bacteria the poor dog will pick up and what diseases it will suffer, after drinking from that kid's mug?
It really will not do.
||There is a more dangerous way of making undrpant toast. You can cut aluminium foil into the 'inverted pant' shape. Place it on the toast (perhaps with the tiniest piece of marge) and then PUT IT UNDER THE GRILL. I will restate this. A GRILL.|
This WILL NOT WORK IF YOU USE A TOASTER. The reason for this is not anything to do with the toast, but more to do with the fact it will kill your toaster, if not yourself.
|Nicey replies: Ideally they should make a toaster which would put the Y front graphic on for you, that would be handy for all fans of under-pant cookery.|
||Dear Nicey and fellow biscuiteers,|
Does anyone remember a really old Wagon Wheel commercial with the tagline "It's so big you gotta grin to get it in"?
No one I've spoken to seems to have heard of it, but I'm sure I can't be hallucinating, I can sing the tune and everything!
This would be going back at least 20 years, but it's not the sort of slogan that's easily forgotten...
|Nicey replies: Sorry, not ringing any bells with me.|