Does What it Says on the Tin

What does Does What it Says on the Tin mean?

Does What it Says on the Tin
Something that does exactly what it is supposed to

This phrase is a trademark of Ronseal (a make of varnish) but has entered the language as a phrase to mean anything that does just it is supposed to do, and does it properly but does nothing else.

Credit: contributed by Anon on 15-Sep-2012.

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