At 5:47 pm -0500 9/3/99, Padraic Brown wrote: >On Tue, 9 Mar 1999, Orjan Johansen wrote: > >> On Tue, 9 Mar 1999, Padraic Brown wrote: >> >> > If that doesn't quite do it; send it to bed without its charcoal >> > bicky. >> ^^^^^ >> >> Excuse me, but I couldn't find that word in WWWebster... > >I picked it up in a book somewhere as sort of slang for biscuit or cooky. It's British, and common enough here. As Padraig says, it means "biscuit" (i.e. cooky :) As well as bickies, we also eat sarnies. (Sandwiches :) Ray.