Perhaps someone has written about this topic, I'm not sure. I was playing around with what to share today and thought I would see what I could brainstorm about "slices".
I'll draw for my giveaway last Wednesday later in the day and notify the winner!
The first definition by Merriam-Webster "
- a : a thin flat piece cut from somethingb : a wedge-shaped piece (as of pie or cake)
slices of different kinds of meat
apples and pears,
bread, cake and pie
"The owl and the pussycat 'dined upon mince/and slices of quince/which they ate with a runcible spoon'.
"Slices" aren't always eaten.
Slices of life (of course)
a slice in tennis
a slice of school life
a furrow slice of earth
lightning slices the air
Elsie adds: a slice in golf!
from Joanne: My research says these are discontinued but led to Sierra Mist.
from Wendy: A thin slice of moon
from Diane - memories of childhood- a big slice of watermelon
no matter how you slice it
slice and dice
when you slice the truth too thin, you deceive
no matter how thin you slice it, it's still baloney
greatest thing since sliced bread
from Tara: "I am not interested in slice of life, what I want is a slice of the imagination." Carlos Fuentes
from Alice: "Robert Frost's "Blue-Butterfly Day." The last line: "Where wheels have freshly sliced the April mire."
Can you think of any more?
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