Triscuit confirms that its name *does* stand for 'electricity biscuit' squib

Triscuit confirms that its name *does* stand for 'electricity biscuit'

Triscuit's name has nothing to do with the number of layers the cracker has — it's actually a portmanteau of two completely unexpected words. 

According to the company, its name actually stems from "electricity biscuit." The snack's real name was revealed in response to a Twitter thread from writer Sage Boggs. 

Several years ago I was at a party (BRAG!), and I spotted a box of Triscuits. I asked everyone, "What does the word 'Triscuit' mean? It's clearly based on the word "BISCUIT," but what does the "TRI" mean?" (I'm great at parties.)

— Sage Boggs (@sageboggs) March 26, 2020

Boggs emailed the parent company, Nabisco, after try to guess where the name "Triscuit" stemmed from.  Read more...

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