Not in OED: "gold"

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Thu Jan 16 13:21:58 UTC 2014

CNN:  "Turns out Justin Bieber's egging of his neighbor's house is comedy

In other words, something you can exploit for bucks or publicity.  Mmmm,

Like a "gold mine" but portable.

I first noticed this in the mid '90s.


"If the truth is half as bad as I think it is, you can't handle the truth."

The American Dialect Society -

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