lickerish \LIK-er-ish\, adjective:
1. Fond of and eager for choice food.2. Greedy; longing.3. Lustful; lecherous.
Likerish shares a common ancestor with the less positive term lecherous. The Old French licherous,"pleasing to the palate," evolved into both English words.
when the economy picks up
Common beginning or ending to a sentence. It can serve to:1. provide an excuse for why one has not yet done something.2. suggest a vague intention of doing something later (similar to how Spanish speakers use the word "maÃ±ana.")3. add minimal credibility to an idea that is a pipe dream.
1. There's no point in looking for a job until the economy picks up.
2. I'll start my business when the economy picks up.
3. Unemployment levels will go back down to the levels they were in the late 1990s when the economy picks up.
Who was pictured in the very first Apple Computer logo?
- Sir Isaac Newton, in 1976. The logo, showing Newton sitting beneath an apple tree, was used only for the Apple I computer. It was almost immediately replaced with a rainbow-colored apple with a bite taken out of it.
- Julius Caesar: crossed the Rubicon with his army (49 BCE)
- Common Sense: Thomas Paine published (anonymously) his influential pamphlet calling for American independence from Britain via revolution (1776)
- Where's the beef?: Wendy's ad campaign began; it quickly morphed into a political slogan (1984)
- Max Roach 1925
- Donald Brooks 1928
- Sherrill Milnes 1935