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Proof That You Have Been Eating Digestive Biscuits Wrong

A Scottish writer has sparked debate online about whether you eat a digestive biscuit with the chocolate facing up or down. 

Amna Saleem gave digestive biscuit fans a rude awakening after claiming the chocolate side is actually the bottom of the iconic bicky. 

"I will get back to writing in a sec but help me settle something - when you eat a digestive chocolate biscuit you eat it with the chocolate face down, right? So you can enjoy maximum chocolate. Yes?" she tweeted. 

The journalist was bombarded with outraged comments, with one fan saying what we were all thinking: "I'm calling the Police this is a biscuit eating offence". 

Another twitter user passionately wrote, "I never considered myself to be a fastidiously neat person, but the prospect of holding a chocolate digestive chocolate-side down, and getting my thumb all smudgy? It’s honestly made me go a bit cold."

"Incorrect. They are eaten balanced on one thumb, biscuit down, so you can turn pages chocolate free, and so that you can feel satisfied with your ability to change thumb position in ways that counter-balance the biscuit with every bite," another fan replied with. 

However, it turns out that McVitie's - the British snack food brand that makes Digestive Biscuits - had weighed into a similar debate four years ago. 

The brand's marketing director Kerry Owens previously said: "When we make our McVitie's chocolate biscuits... they go through a reservoir of chocolate on the production line... This essentially "enrobes" the bottom in chocolate - so we can confirm that the chocolate is officially on the bottom of the biscuits."

Uh, yes. You read that right - the chocolate side is the bottom side. 

Amna Saleem confidently replied to her haters with, "well, well, well how the turntables..." alongside a screenshot of the quote.

She added: "I might be a weirdo but at least I know the correct way to eat a biscuit... ok I go back to my screenplay now."

Touché, Amna. Touché!

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