The Greatest Thing Since Sliced Bread

Author: Don Robertson
Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks
ISBN: 9780061452963
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Set against the backdrop of one of the worst industrial disasters in American history, Don Robertson's enduring, beloved masterwork is a remarkable story of destiny, bravery, and responsibility, as fresh and relevant as when it first ...

Why Didn T I Think Of That

Author: Anthony Rubino
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1440506981
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This humorous guide to “mind-blowing” inventions deconstructs just how complex these can't-live-without necessities really are, while providing some insightful(ly funny) lessons to future inventors, such as: Yo-yos: Deadly weapons do ...

The Jumping Off Point A Social Experiment

Author: Doug Lynn
ISBN: 130431569X
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Laura Lynn: doesn't this actually mean that every invention deemed the greatest
sinced sliced bread has been of equal greatness? Doug Lynn: No, not
necessarily. Think about it. If sliced bread was the greatest thing since “whatever”
, then the first thing to be the greatest thing since sliced bread was ranked behind
sliced bread and above some other item. The next thing to be called the greatest
since sliced bread would have to be of equal or greater greatness to the last thing
to be ...

Before Sliced Bread

Author: Jeannette Kerr
Publisher: FriesenPress
ISBN: 146026763X
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—Owen Meredith “The greatest thing since sliced bread” was a popular
expression brought on by Mr. Otto Rohwedder of Iowa, USA. He invented the first
bread slicer in 1928. Ever since, this idiom has been associated with anything
that betters life in general. “Before sliced bread” however, is a metaphor. One
which encompasses the long arduous history that forged the future, so that
everyone to this present day may now have the privilege to utter those famous
words, “The greatest ...

The Greatest Thing That Almost Happened

Author: Don Robertson
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0061868140
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The Greatest Thing That Almost Happened is the final book in Don Robertson's classic trilogy featuring one of the most endearing characters in American literature.

Clich S

Author: Nigel Fountain
Publisher: Michael O'Mara Books
ISBN: 184317796X
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Sliced bread was introduced to American consumers in 1933 by Wonder Bread,
the inventor Otto Rohwedder having by then refined his breadslicing machine so
that it would also wrap the loaf to keep it fresh. It was promoted as 'the greatest
step forward in the baking industry since bread was wrapped'. For many people it
really was that, saving a great deal of time and effort. The origin of the phrase 'the
best/greatest thing since sliced bread' is uncertain, but is likely to be based on the


Author: Robert Allen Palmatier
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780313314360
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The interesting thing about a greasy spoon is that the management is not
ashamed to have it referred to as such (and sometimes even adopts the name for
the establishment), and the customers are not at all ashamed to say that they
patronize it (perhaps because it reminds them so much of home). At any rate,
although the spoon that dishes out the ... eyes, albeit with a greasy spatula.
since sliced bread.

American Food By The Decades

Author: Sherri Liberman
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 0313376980
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had been working since 1912 on the prototype of a bread-slicing machine and
sold his first model to the M.F. Bench's Chillicothe Bakery in Missouri in 1928.
They marketed the product as Kleen Maid Sliced Bread. Sandwiches have never
been the same since. Rohwedder of Davenport, Iowa, perfected the invention of
sliced bread itself. Rohwedder for a take-out order of five hamburgers for the cost
of 10 cents, thereby expanding the hamburger-eating audience. White Castle
also ...