Sunday, November 4, 2018

Fact of the Day: Latin Biscuit

The English word biscuit comes from two Latin words. First from the Latin word bis meaning "twice" and then the Latin word coctus meaning "cooked". 

9 comments:

Bob Bushell said...

Great.

Pat Hatt said...

Twice cooked, once eaten

Christine said...

Interesting

Martha said...

That's pretty interesting.

Emmylou said...

Now, I'm craving biscuits...sigh....

Minoru Saito said...

Hi! Thanks for your information. Twice cooked? A little bit strange.

happyone said...

Oh I love biscuits of every kind!!

Kirk said...

And all this time I thought they were only cooked once.

Blue Grumpster said...

That I didn't know.