Polished Bread

Q: What happens if you eat yeast and shoe polish?
A: Every morning you will rise and shine!

Explanation: Yeast is the ingredient in bread that makes it rise; if there is no yeast or the yeast is dead you will get flat bread or flatbreads.

Shoe polish is the paste that you put on your shoes with a rag and then polish with a brush to make your shoes shine.

When you put yeast (makes bread rise) and shoe polish (to shine your shoes) together you “rise and shine.”  “Rise and shine” is a common phrase in many homes in the United States.  It is often used in the morning or when you need to wake someone up.  YouTube is full of motivational videos that use the phrase “rise and shine.”  Here is one way Disney used “rise and shine” …


About stfleming

Reader, writer, teacher, thinker and dreamer. Lector, escritor, profesor, pensador y soñador. I teach in Lima, Peru. Enseño en Lima, Peru.
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