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The Daily Umbrella

The best thing since sliced bread 

By Shane Goodman

You have heard this phrase, maybe even said it. My retired neighbor Ron recently told me that he remembered when sliced bread first became available in stores in his Nebraska hometown. “It was a game-changer,” he remarked.

My daughter Sara and I were intrigued by his story and wondered aloud when sliced bread became mainstream. I assured them I would look into it.

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