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Where the Word “Biscuit” Comes From

##EMBED## Click Here for Sources and to Learn Why Crackers Have Holes Text Version The term “biscuit”, derives from the Latin “bis coctus”, meaning “twice baked”, which is essentially what many types of biscuits are.  The term first showed up in English around the 14th century. In America, the term biscuit now pretty much only means a small, quick rising, […]

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