l necroflange: This is like one of those arguments in biology, which is usually solved by inventing a new phylum. I therefore suggest that a new term is coined, that will also incorporate mini-rolls, fig rolls, penguin biscuits, and other biscuity items that one cannot comfortably refer to as a biscuit.
l Dormsville: It's a cake that's a biscuit. Hope that clears that up.
l MrPikeBishop: My grandfather didn't stop a bullet in Normandy so that you people could call this a cake - it's a biscuit. You all ought to be ashamed of yourselves.
l Mitsurugi: It's easy. A cake goes hard when it's stale. A biscuit goes soft.
l Ladyribenaberet: I propose that, like the Platypus, the Jaffa (insert name here) should have its own classification. It's a new, unique entity. Henceforth, they shall be called Biscakes.
l PhilippaB: It's easiest to think of it as a sort of fourth dimension, that occasionally connects with the real world, but is mostly off in the ether and inconceivable to anybody but highly-paid specialists. Kind of like the string theory, but pettier.
l EllsBells: I really started worrying about this then, and had to snap myself out of it.