Bread

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The story of the not-so-humble bread. Told by Wellread Bread.

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Bread

  1. 1. BREADWINNER
  2. 2. • I was made in a small factory outside Bangalore, India.• My shelf life consisted of hanging about till this kind lady bought me from there, to star me in my own story.• I got sold by a cashier who hummed ‘O Fortuna’, thinking it was a Malayalam* song.• I retail at about Rs. 53. Which is roughly a dollar.• Lest you think me unimportant, here’s the story of how grand I am! MEET*Malayalam: besides being a palindrome, one of 4 languages spokenin the South of India. WELLREAD BREAD…
  3. 3. BREAD HAS SUCH HISTORIC SIGNIFICANCE!
  4. 4. THAT’S MY ANCESTOR, AT THE LAST SUPPER
  5. 5. JUVENAL COINED PANEM ET CIRCENSES IN THEFIRST CENTURY – A FAMILY MEMBER WAS PRESENT!
  6. 6. IT EVEN FOUND ITS WAY INTO YOURLITERATURE – LIKE IN AN ASTERIX COMIC HERE
  7. 7. IN THE 11TH CENTURY, THE ASSIZES OF BREAD &ALE BROUGHT ABOUT THE FOOD WEIGHINGSYSTEM
  8. 8. AND SUCH CULTURAL SIGNIFICANCE!
  9. 9. ANCIENT CELTS ROLLED BREAD DOWNHILL TOCELEBRATE SPRING
  10. 10. IN INDIA, IT TAKES PRIME POSITION AT HUMAN NEEDS LIST – ROTI,KAPDA AUR MAKAN, I.E., BREAD, GARMENTS, A ROOF OVERHEAD THAT’S ME HANGING AROUND WITH MY INDIAN COUSIN, RAJ THE ROTI
  11. 11. AND MUCH, MUCH LINGUISTIC SIGNIFICANCE!
  12. 12. IN COCKNEY SLANG, BREAD MEANS MONEY
  13. 13. ANCIENT CELTS ROLLED BREAD DOWNHILL TOCELEBRATE SPRING =
  14. 14. A BREADWINNER IS THE PERSON WHO BRINGS HOME THE MONEY
  15. 15. BREAKING BREAD TOGETHER
  16. 16. KNOWING WHICH SIDE BREAD IS BUTTERED
  17. 17. BREAD FALLS BUTTERED SIDE UP
  18. 18. CASTING BREAD UPON THE WATERS
  19. 19. SO, NOT ALL OF US ARE WELLREAD AS I AM. MY COUSIN THEODORA DENSELOAF FOR INSTANCE LIVES UP TO HER NAME
  20. 20. BUT THOSE LIKE ME, WHO KNOW THE ABOUT RICH BREAD HERITAGE, WISH YOU HUMANS WOULD VALUE US MORE
  21. 21. THE BREAD & BUTTER LETTER

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