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What was the greatest thing before sliced bread?


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Jun. 3rd, 2014 11:55 am (UTC)
I was gonna be a smartie and say canned beer - but sadly the bread slicing machine is 1928 and canned beer is 1935.

What is sadder? I looked that up.

Jun. 3rd, 2014 02:00 pm (UTC)
I think canned beer is better than sliced bread. I don't know how bread has held on to the top spot for so long.

Jun. 3rd, 2014 04:35 pm (UTC)
The whisky still has the bread slicer beat by a few centuries.
Jun. 3rd, 2014 07:36 pm (UTC)
The winner and still champion ...
Jun. 4th, 2014 06:02 pm (UTC)
1775 flush toilet...add toilet paper to the list
Jun. 5th, 2014 02:13 am (UTC)
To quote the Magic 8 Ball, "Very doubtful."
Jun. 5th, 2014 02:30 am (UTC)
Dang. Now I'm going to be pondering this well into the night.

I've even said that myself without thinking, "Wait, why is it slice bread that's held up as item to which all other, but subsequent greatest things are compared?"

Jun. 6th, 2014 02:01 am (UTC)
Thanks for the link. Interesting stuff.
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