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sliced bread

The last best thing. An American inventor named Otto Rohwedder devised a machine that sliced a loaf of bread into individual slices. First sold in 1928, it was touted as “the greatest forward step in the baking industry since bread was wrapped,” which led to popular phrase “the best thing since sliced bread.” All of which raises the question, what did people say before “sliced bread”? “The best thing since indoor plumbing” was one phrase. And before that?—“since powdered wigs?” “Since moveable type?” “Since fire?”
See also: bread, slice
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But Renee, 46, must have been feasting on thinly sliced bread as she looks slimmer than when she starred in Bridget Jones's Diary 14 years ago.
By the 1930s, the obvious convenience of satisfactory sliced bread was spreading nationally.
IF your toaster is too skinny to cope with thick-cut bread, there's a new appliance in town that reckons it's the best thing since sliced bread.
PASTA AND BEAN SOUP Cook together 30g pasta shapes, 3 tbsp kidney beans, chopped vegetables, 200g canned tomatoes 300ml water or stock and a pinch mixed herbs, Bring to the boil and simmer until pasta is cooked SANDWICHES Spread medium sliced bread with low-fat spread and fill with plenty of no-Check salad and one of the following: ?
3 Sliced bread helps you control portions You know exactly how many calories you are consuming when your bread comes sliced and packaged.
Gordon Polson, a member of the federation, said that they wanted to find a way to reach young women and talk to them about breakfast and the benefits of eating sliced bread without lecturing them.
Place half the turkey meat on to the bottom buttered sliced bread.
And it went on from strength to strength boosting both sales of the automatic toaster as well as jam, as people preferred eating it on sliced bread.
The second new product, Kingsmill Doorstep 800g, is their thickest sliced bread.
They were saying Zarkava was the best thing since sliced bread and now we've got another one this year.
Ingredients 4 rashers essential Waitrose smoked streaky English bacon 2 slices essential Waitrose white medium sliced bread 3 tbsp essentialWaitrose low- fat vinaigrette 100g pack Waitrose salad spinach 1 ripe essential Waitrose baby avocado ' x 410g tin essential Waitrose cannellini beans, rinsed and drained Method Cut the bacon into 1cm pieces.
MINI HAM & TOMATO PIZZA Ingredients (Serves 1) 1 thick crust of sliced bread 100g of wafer thin ham 2 tomatoes 150g grated cheddar cheese 1 teaspoon dried basil 1 tablespoon tomato ketchup
Now he's got a better car, and suddenly he's gone from 'brown bread' to best thing since sliced bread.
Speaker after speaker told Jimmy he was the greatest thing since sliced bread.
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.