The language of biscuits - 6 Minute English

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Rob and Neil talk about the origins and the language of this humble snack. Learn what it has to do with the Industrial Revolution and pick up some related vocabulary along the way.

This week's question
The British aren’t the only fans of biscuits. So in which country are barazeks traditionally eaten?
a) Syria
b) Morocco
c) Spain
Listen to the programme to find out the answer.

Vocabulary
dunking
dipping something, like a biscuit, into liquid for a short period of time

fit for consumption
edible or can be eaten

edible
can be eaten

sustenance
food

prominence
important or well-known

sugar rush
get a quick blast of energy
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