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Old October 21st, 2007, 1:15 pm
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Re: "separated by a common language"

Originally Posted by UAM View Post
In Britain no VAT is charged on cakes or biscuits, but chocolate covered biscuits are taxed as they are considered luxury. This is why Jaffa Cakes are called cakes. When HM Customs & Excise challenged this McVities made a large Jaffa Cake to show it was a cake and observed that they go hard when stale therefoew making them cakes.
Oh yeah that's right I got it the wrong way round

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