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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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PM has seen some PR spinning in his days as a showbiz hack but this week took the biscuit. Step forward the Oxegen team, who were clearly a little confused by my revelations that the festival was being axed from Punchestown next year.
I'VE heard of whistlers getting the blame for all sorts but ex-Rangers man Bob Malcolm's excuse for allegedly being found blootered and sleeping at the side of the M1 took the biscuit.
But Riley took the biscuit on Saturday, denying the most blatant penalty you're ever likely to see.
But a security guard at a Welsh court really took the biscuit this week.
They have been gradually getting worse and worse every year, but this year's took the biscuit.
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But he took the biscuit when he called Saints sub Liam Craig a "very offensive player" - as opposed to a midfielder who likes to attack.