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Biscuit

In the United Kingdom, a slang term for 1,000 pounds. The term gained currency in the gambling industry as 1,000-pound chips are larger than others, looking like biscuits or cookies.
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TV STAR Lorraine Kelly is sporting a new slimline look thanks to a diet that really took the biscuit.
To say that things were ''just a blip'' really took the biscuit.
He said: "We have all heard of some ridiculous directives coming from the EU, but this took the biscuit.
SHE'S known for her huge entourage, but diva Jennifer Lopez really took the biscuit yesterday.
But Newcastle's Rob Lee took the biscuit (then, no doubt, went to the toilet and threw it back up again) with his assessment of the spectacular Euro 2000 tournament.
SHOWBIZ stars and politicians took the biscuit yesterday when they revealed who would be their cup of tea for a good old dunk.