The Abernethy biscuit wis foremaist makkit by doctor John Abernethy in the 18t yearhunner fur tae impruive disgeestion an syne helpin halth. Ithir doctors hid makit disgeestion biscuits (Bath Oliver, Graham Cracker).
The Abernethy biscuit wis a fauvourit o William Gladstone an is in the Dicken's buik The Pickwick Papers, whan a Mr Solomon Pell is (in Inglis) "regaling himself,...., with a cold collation of an Abernethy biscuit and a saveloy." It is the king's disguise in a lesser kent comic opera by W.S.Gilbert, Princess Toto.
↑Russell, George William Erskine (1907). "Seeing and Hearing". www.gutenberg.org. p. 169. Archived frae the original on 29 December 2020. Retrieved 15 November 2022.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)