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|I have just happened upon the letter from Keith O'Kane re using biscuits instead of crystals for healing. My partner and I were much taken by this idea and gathered a selection of biscuits in an effort to heal the pulled muscle in his shoulder. Unfortunately, as I was dangling a chocolate digestive on a piece of string over the afflicted area, the biscuit gave way and began to plummet to the ground. My partner, desperate to try to save what is his favourite biscuit, fell off the sofa and has now injured his other shoulder. Perhaps Mr Kane could write a book "The Safe Way With Biscuit Healing". Incidentally, my sister is several weeks pregnant and thought that a biscuit could be used as a pendulum to ascertain the sex of the baby. Does Mr Kane know which biscuit would be best to use? I assume that if it swings clockwise it is a boy and anti-clockwise it is a girl. If, however, it falls to the ground (see nasty incident above), then should the parents be buying both pink and blue outfits?|
||Dear Wifey and Nicey,|
It seems yonks since I first discovered your site, and now I see you're only a year old, well Happy Birthday !!! fantastically funny and clever site.
I'm a single lady, recently made redundant from my job, so I can now use all of my mugs whenever I like, I usually make tea in them. Ceylonese preferably.
Why has no biscuit firm yet made an Internet cookie biscuit ?
No more office teas for me,
now I can dunk my bread and cheese,
or my giant belgian biscuit
or my moggies' little crispbits.
All my mugs are on display
all about the house each day,
in the bathroom or the bedroom
in the attic if there's headroom.
Here and there a biscuit tin,
I can pillage when I will.
Yep I've got epiphany,
Biscuits and my cup of tea.
Spicey and Pricey
|Nicey replies: We put the bit about our first birthday up about 2 years ago, because its now our third at the end of this month. Redundancy has always been a blessing in disguise for me, I probably wouldn't have just written our book if it wasn't for the last one.
Our web cookies are called biscuits if you look at the data.
||At my workplace it is common for 'outsiders', or as some would have it 'friends you haven't met yet' to use any available mug. Anyone's that is, except mine, for I never wash mine up, merely rinse the worst effects of the custard creams out. This started as a drive for the perfect cuppa, in the same way as scrubbing a wok clean is frowned upon by those that are in the know, but this added bonus was soon noticed. Strangely, despite everyone here seeing the value of my policy, no-one else has followed my lead. I can only imagine they like having other people drink out of their mug. Additionally, when all the mugs are on the shelf, it is hard to see those that are behind others, but being able to look down from on high, mine stands out as the unclean-one-in-the-middle. You see, I'm a winner all round. Except when I have soup in it from time to time.|
|Nicey replies: Lee,
A common strategy, that probably also ensures that people don't invite themselves round for meals at your house either.
||Dear Nicey and the Wife,|
In order to liven up the atmosphere in the office today, we have come up with the new game (to us anyway) of "Biscuit Chicken".
Each contestant is armed with a cup of tea and a biscuit. On the count of three, all contestants dunk the biscuit into the tea. At least half the biscuit must be submerged. The last contestant to remove their biscuit from the tea intact is the winner. Any contestant who's biscuit breaks before reaching their mouth is disqualified.
A variation of the game is "Biscuit Roulette". In this game, several different varieties of biscuit are used. Biscuits are lined up in a random order and each contestant in turn will roll a dice to select their biscuit (a 1 gets you the first biscuit in the row, a 2 the second and so on). A "spin the bottle" approach to biscuit selection is also acceptable. Once the biscuit has been selected, the first contestant will dunk it into their tea for as long as they dare, the duration will be timed with a stopwatch. Each contestant must dunk their biscuit for a longer time than the previous contestant. If the biscuit breaks on removal from the tea, the contestant is disqualified.
Does anyone out there have any other ideas for games involving biscuits?
|Nicey replies: Very nice Mr O'Kane. I did have some very dull suggestions for biscuit games sent to me a while back, but this all sounds much more plausible.
||Dear Wifey and Nicey|
Thank you for an excellent website. Sorry if this has been brought up before, but I still need to know. When you've dunked your favourite biscuit, and presuming the laws of physics allow, is it OK to put the whole thing in your mouth? I can do a Chocolate HobNob at a push and even two well-soaked fig rolls (that was for a bet) - what do other people think. Never on a first date? Should a secret society be formed?
Keep up the good work
|Nicey replies: Of course in the proper social setting it is permissible. The correct social setting for shoving entire biscuits into your gob, just to see if you can, is when you are alone. It should certainly not be attempted in front of anybody who even slightly looks down their nose at you. Of course I would view pre-dunking as cheating, you should be able to do this dry. I certainly used to able to get a whole digestive in as a youth.|