of, relating to, or being a naturalistic, unembellished representation of real life: a play with slice-of-life dialogue.
Have A Slice Of Pi (And Other Homophones)March 14 is one of the geekiest days on the calendar. The date is read as 3/14, also known as Pi Day. Strictly geek-speaking, pi is the 16th letter of the Greek alphabet (II, π). The character to represent pi is “the symbol used in mathematics to represent a constant—the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter—which is approximately 3.14159. Pi has …
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- slice of the pie,
- slick as a whistle,
Origin of slice-of-life
1890–95; attributive use of slice of life, translation of French tranche de vie, allegedly coined by dramatist Jean Jullien (1854–1919)
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