Originally Posted by wellbeing
They're not antacids at all but pretty tasty plain-ish cookies. We had a hard time keeping McVitties and Hob Nobs in stock; we used to joke that their recipes called for a little smidge of crack.
So what does the term "digestive" have to do with a biscuit? Most english terminology makes at least some sense to me (biscuits=cookies, tin=can, chips=fries, etc), but a "digestive biscuit" just doesnt make sense to me.