It’s kind of funny when you think about it. "What’s funny," you ask?
I’m talking about the origins of the well-known phrase: "the greatest thing since sliced bread." Apparently, slicing bread was a watershed event. That’s why the first thing that inventor Otto Rohwedder did when he figured out how to do it was to get a patent. And what happened next? Did Otto make a lot of money with his amazing idea? No, apparently not.