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WannaBurger2016 Fri 22-Jan-16 18:28:54

....when somebody replies to a post with just a biscuit?

usual Fri 22-Jan-16 18:29:55

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usual Fri 22-Jan-16 18:30:39

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FruStefanOla Fri 22-Jan-16 18:39:53

Wanna, apparently it all started some years ago when Gordon Brown was invited to participate in a Mumsnet webchat. Someone asked him which was his favourite biscuit and he refused to answer - or kept saying "no comment". So the biscuit 'no comment' smiley became part of MN lore.

It's now used as a quite derogatory 'non answer'/no comment'.

Frusso Fri 22-Jan-16 18:45:08

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WannaBurger2016 Fri 22-Jan-16 22:35:29

Ahh thank you, that makes sense.

Offering someone a biscuit seemed to me to be a very nice thing to do. Couldn't reconcile that with the context that suggested there was something passive aggressive about it!

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