WONDER #1053: What Was the Best Thing Before Sliced Bread?

Question 1 of 3

Who invented the world’s first bread-slicing machine?

  1. Frank Slice
  2. Otto Rohwedder
  3. Benjamin Franklin
  4. Phillip Knifely

Question 2 of 3

What popular phrase do many people use to express how much they like something new?

  1. the best thing since sliced bread
  2. wow, I really like this
  3. well, this is new
  4. if you can’t beat them, join them

Question 3 of 3

When people say something is “the best thing since sliced bread,” they intend for the statement to be taken in what way?

  1. literally
  2. figuratively
  3. mythically
  4. none of the above

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