salt of the earth


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salt of the earth

Fig. the most worthy of people; a very good or worthy person. (A biblical reference, Matthew 5:13.) Mrs. Jones is the salt of the earth. She is the first to help anyone in trouble. Frank's mother is the salt of the earth. She has five children of her own and yet fosters three others.
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salt of the earth

1. A person or group considered as embodying simplicity and moral integrity.
2. Archaic A person or group considered the best or most worthy part of society.
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The Umami salt is a new addition to our innovative salt line," noted Avi Freund, Export Manager at Salt of the Earth.
This trial clearly shows that this new sodium reduction ingredient can decrease sodium levels significantly in canned fish products, without impacting taste," explains Ehud Zach, food technology expert for Salt of the Earth.
The main challenge in sodium reduction is the aftertaste of salt substitutes," explained Aliza Ravizki, R&D Manager of Salt of the Earth.
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Terrence Fitzgerald, Salt of the Earth is an informative, highly accessible account, illustrated with scattered black-and-white photographs.
He was salt of the earth, I've known him for around 20 years.
The book, titled Salt of the Earth Havertonians and Willie Maddren, features a collection of photographs and tales from members of the community including astronomer Jack Youdale.
Then maybe they'll see we're not all coughing up nutty slack from generations of heavy industry, that fried Mars bars are not on everyone's menu, and that Coatbridge folk - and Lanarkshire people in general - are the salt of the earth.
The Holy Father has called us to be the salt of the earth and the light of the world and he taught us what he means by it.
Highlights were the single Very Best Friend and when vocalist Greg Griffin dedicated Salt of The Earth to a drunk fan who couldn't keep off the stage.
When I was brought up in Birmingham, folk were the salt of the earth who would help you with your problems.
Kael published her first review in 1953; the pieces in I lost It at the Movies begin in 1954, with an attack on the right-wing Night People and the left-wing Salt of the Earth.
I'm very pleased to welcome Dror and Revital to our team," says Dovik Tal, CEO of Salt of the Earth.
Salt of the Earth launched low sodium sea salt supplemented with fruit and vegetable essences at Anuga, Cologne, Germany.
SALT OF THE EARTH Doctors say, "cut down on the salt," which is sad because for centuries, salt has been a symbol of purity and integrity.