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Posted by ESC on May 24, 2000

In Reply to: Bigger Than a Breadbasket posted by Keith on May 24, 2000

: Please excuse my ignorance, but what the heck does this mean?

I believe the term is "bigger than a breadbox." Some people keep bread in a container (for want of a better word) on their kitchen counter called a breadbox. Wasn't there an old game where a player guesses what an object is? One of the questions was "is it bigger than a breadbox?".