nugget of information

nugget of information

A particular or singular thing that someone has written or said which is especially informative, interesting, useful, etc. Can also be used sarcastically to imply that what is said is banal, useless, or uninformative. Amidst the rather rambling speech delivered by the prime minister, there was one little nugget of information that voters would do well to keep in mind. This book is a fascinating read, and it's filled with nuggets of information about the war. Thanks for that nugget of information, Jeff. I'm sure sunbathing tips will really come in handy in Iceland!
See also: information, nugget, of
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You never know when a nugget of information will suddenly fall into place as the vital clue to solve a puzzle.
It's unclear how much longer this nugget of information will be listed in the proxy.
She visited the church to see a plaque in Gertrude's memory, and brought along a fascinating nugget of information, a letter recording how Mr Wright Moore had died from a heart attack on the train on the way back from a shopping trip to Leeds with his second wife, Emma.
The Hollywood actor spilled this nugget of information at the Celebrity Fight Night in Tuscany, Italy, on Sunday.
And, in a sport that relies on technology and split-second decision-making as much as IndyCar does, each nugget of information can mean the difference between Victory Lane and coming in second.
I dread to think what vital nugget of information has been shoved out of my brain to accommodate that fact - probably something to do with tying knots, trapping a mongoose or lighting a fire using only flint and bracken.
This nugget of information says a lot about Scunthorpe and its inhabitants.
The film's pivotal nugget of information becomes blindingly obvious well before Letterier engineers the big reveal, but it doesn't greatly temper our enjoyment, simply giving us more time to piece everything together.
If that nugget of information didn't make you choke on your rowie, nothing will.
Every little nugget of information is crucial in attempting to build the jigsaw which will eventually convict the killer pariahs.
In all this hype over rolling out reforms on Friday, we missed one small nugget of information.
It's just one mind-boggling nugget of information from this all new documentary series.
It has helped news to travel faster and more effectively, even if every golden nugget of information comes with a barrow load of manure.
One nugget of information we found today comes courtesy of Twitter user @Tomgara.
Another telling nugget of information within the memo was the non-joke list of Brits whom the Pope should meet, and those he should avoid.