the staff of life


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the staff of life

  (literary)
a food such as bread that is eaten in large amounts by a lot of people Bread is the staff of life, which is why we only use the finest organic flour to make ours.
See also: life, of, staff
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But the staff of life for the Indian now, he said, is no longer the buffalo, it is education.
CERTAINLY the Earl of Sandwich would be appalled: Bread, known in some quarters as the staff of life, may be going the way of liverwurst, pigs' knuckles and New England boiled dinners - uncool and trending down.
Eager to combine her skills in photography with a growing social conscience, her partnership with Luce in 1936 provided just the outlet, and Bourke-White became one of four photographers on the staff of Life.
Indeed, the wide range of vitamins and nutrients bread provides is often overlooked in debates about the staff of life.
At the Riddings, near Atherstone, bread is the staff of life for Sutton Coldfield's Mick Phillips whose bread-only bait has brought him a string of recent successes at the north Warwickshire venue.
Water--not bread--should be The Staff of Life, and the citizens of Plaistow might strongly agree.
This sort of stuff is the staff of life to newsletter editors.
While bread has been the staff of life for cultures in which the Judeo-Christian message began and developed, to Asians the bread of life is a foreign concept.
Wheat today is synonymous with bread, but before it became the stuff of the staff of life, people grew an ancient form known as einkorn.
29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- If one mineral had to be chosen as the staff of life, that mineral would be "magnesium.
Thank you as well to the staff of Life Care Center of Auburn for their professional and caring treatment of Fr.
The Tolson family owned The Staff of Life beer house on Almonbury Bank which was established in 1853.