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greatest thing since sliced bread

Also, best thing since sliced bread. An excellent new invention, as in Harry swears that this new program is the greatest thing since sliced bread. This phrase, used either straightforwardly or sarcastically, alludes to the convenience of buying bread that is already sliced. [Mid-1900s]
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When I first saw the uniform, I said, "This is the best thing since sliced bread.
From her firm but warm handshake, to her disarming smile, Pat could make you feel like you were the best thing since sliced bread.
TO some she's the best thing since sliced bread and others don't get it at all - but one Skelmanthorpe girl has made 'get out me car' the catchphrase of the summer.
One minute Gus is waving the white flag, and the next minute he's the best thing since sliced bread.
Penny Walker, 42, a civil servant of Wideopen, North Tyneside, said: "Sky Plus is the best thing since sliced bread.
COUNCILLOR Liam Robinson''s letter regarding cycle training comes across as the best thing since sliced bread, and a big boost to the safety of Liverpool cyclists.
Cllr Kay said: "Cllr Dunning and his Cabinet used to claim the Vertical Pier was the best thing since sliced bread.
BEST THING SINCE SLICED BREAD Ian Millar with a tray of Warburtons' loaves after the bakery solved his bread problem
The only surprise in his gushings was that he never stated as fact that the bankers were absolutely the best thing since sliced bread.
Lia Marie's is the best thing since sliced bread, on sliced bread.
Win a great family weekend break at the Village Hotel THE Echo has teamed up with Wales' favourite bakery, Brace's, to offer you the chance to win a family weekend break to show your mum that you think she's the best thing since sliced bread.
And it would be pretty stupid if anyone here thought they were the best thing since sliced bread without having won anything.
AFTER hailing him as the best thing since sliced bread (which isn't that great really when you think about it) insisting: "whatever language you speak, whatever country you are from, you will recognise that he's special", Craig Bellamy added: "I don't want to put toomuch pressure on him.
But more importantly this historic move will be heralded as the best thing since sliced bread for not only the millions of single householders wanting smaller loaves but also larger families wanting something to last longer.
Jones is keen to keep Ramsey protected for now, as with fellow City starlet Darcy Blake, adding: "I was at Wolves with Ryan Green - he was going to be the best thing since sliced bread.
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