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This takes the biscuit!

Posted by Henry on March 02, 2004

In Reply to: Had the Biscuit posted by Jennie on March 02, 2004

: the meaning of the phrase "Had the Biscuit": an explanation I found suggests that it is a reference to the sacrament of communion given by priests before death.

What do you understand the phrase to mean? This is hardly an explanation for a phrase that means 'has seen better days'.

From the Archives; My 9-year-old accepts, with some puzzlement, my use of the phrase "had the biscuit" to mean something that has seen a better day.