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Oh crumbs – it seems up to half of all Britons have been injured... by a humble biscuit.
Flying fragments and daredevil dunking in scalding tea have all led to millions suffering at the hands of their favourite snack, according to fun research.
Among the more unusual – and daft – injuries are a man who poked himself in the eye with a biscuit and people who have fallen off chairs while reaching for a tea-time treat.
ne biscuit in particular was ruled more dangerous than the rest – the custard cream, which received a risk rating of 5.63 by research company Mindlab using the newly invented Biscuit Injury Threat Evaluation (Bite).
This compares with just 1.16 for the safe Jaffa Cake.
Twenty-eight per cent of Britons have choked on crumbs and ten per cent have broken a tooth biting a biccy.
'We couldn't believe the stories we heard, from people who've been bitten by their pet cat or dog while teasing them with a biscuit, to one gentleman who got stuck in wet concrete after wading in to retrieve a dropped biscuit,' said Mike Driver, marketing director for Rocky, which commissioned the research.