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May 7, 2014

The Trend Is Toast


“All the guy was doing was slicing inch-thick pieces of bread,
putting them in a toaster, and spreading stuff on them.” Later, he writes, “I rolled my eyes. How silly; how twee; how perfectly San Francisco, this toast,” and quotes the manager of the café where he first noticed it: “Tip of the hipster spear.”
: The New Yorker

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It ain't a sandwich if it doesn't have some back-bone in it.

Posted by: ghostsniper at May 7, 2014 7:32 AM

"Twee" is a great word. If Noel Coward didn't invent it, he should have.

Posted by: Lorne at May 7, 2014 10:32 AM

Otto Frederick Rohwedder of Davenport, Iowa, USA invented the first loaf-at-a-time bread-slicing machine. He did not foresee "hipsters" doing anything with it. I do not foresee hipsters doing anything except leeching and whining. I say we give them something to whine about. You got it, the good hard PITF.

Conservative values. Class Warfare is for dope-smoking commies. Stand on your own. No leeching. No whining. Fuck the hippies. Hanify

Posted by: chasmatic at May 7, 2014 11:11 AM

The greatest thing since sliced bread?
I suspect the greatest thing BEFORE that was "store bought" bread.

Posted by: CaptDMO at May 8, 2014 3:05 AM

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