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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!
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nugget of wisdom

A particular or singular thing that someone has written or said which is especially wise, sagacious, or informative. Can also be used sarcastically to imply that what is said is banal, useless, or uninformative. My uncle loves to give advice, and he's never short of little nuggets of wisdom whenever we go to visit him. Thanks for that nugget of wisdom, Jeff. I'm sure sunbathing tips will really come in handy in Iceland!
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nugget of truth

A singular element of truth or wisdom within or among a greater story, narrative, speech, or claim, especially when most or all other elements are fictitious or of questionable veracity. I think the governor's speech is a bunch of hogwash by and large, but there is a nugget of truth in what he said about the need for lower taxes. Conspiracy theories survive because they are usually laced with little nuggets of truth that give them the air of credibility.
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nuggets

n. the testicles. Man, my nuggets are cold! Let’s hurry up and get back in the car.
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Following the completion of trials in July 2004 conducted at a demonstration plant in Minnesota, Kobe Steel and SDI formed a joint venture, Mesabi Nugget Delaware, LLC, to operate the commercial-scale plant.
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The Nolan placer gold deposit has allowed Silverado Gold to surface-mine millions of ounces of gold nuggets 280 miles north of Fairbanks, Alaska.
Instead of having to go through many steps to isolate a metal from rock, early people could have used gold nuggets that were just lying around.
These were heady days for the humble nugget and it was a liberating, fun thing to have around.