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for the very first time used his famous comparison, ''Is it bigger than a breadbox?'' The exact quote for his first-time usage of the comparison that would become part of the American lexicon was: ''Is it a large product if you accept as the norm something the size of a breadbox, let's say?'' For younger IMDb readers, a breadbox was an empty box roughly the size of a microwave oven. Made of wood or metal, and in later years, plastic, with a tight-fitting lid or a drop-down door, it was a receptacle for storing bread loaves and baked goods. Before the era of pre-sliced bread, a breadbox with a drop-down door had a wooden cutting board inside of the door for slicing bread. See more