Freshly baked cakes, still warm from the oven, would presumably sell quickly because people would want to “get ‘em while they’re hot.” The expression dates from the early 19th century.
Ice cream sold like hot cakes Saturday, and hot cakes didn’t sell at all, as the temperature began to climb early in the morning and kept it up until P. (The Fort Collins Coloradoan, June, 1946)slap-bang See CARELESSNESS.slapdash See as molasses in January Very slow, barely moving.
"Other than my foundation—mentoring programs—everything I do is for money. "If he's introducing you after six months, 'This is... "We're looking across the room at you, and we don't care about your hopes and dreams. We saw something we wanted." When a man approaches a woman, Steve says, he already knows what we wants from her, but he doesn't know what it will cost. Or as Steve calls it, "the cookie." "We've got to have your support. "He's in the kitchen and he's eating and [my daughter's] boyfriend is in there, and [my father-in-law] goes: 'So, son, sit down. '" After plenty of hemming and hawing, Steve says the boyfriend finally said that the two were just "kickin' it." Steve was pretty confident his daughter didn't have the same interpretation of the relationship, he says. "They broke up the next day." Steve says men are like fishermen— but women are actually the ones looking for a good catch.
I tell jokes for a check; I'm on TV for a check. But this [book] right here I did purely to empower women." In his book, Steve says the way a man introduces you gives good insight into the status of your relationship. Oprah,' you should be standing there going, 'This is going nowhere.'" Another thing women need to understand, according to Steve, is that every man has a plan. Whatever adventure we're out on, whatever pursuit in life, we need your support. You won't be able to find one, though, until you up your standards.
This is an obvious metaphor referring to the split second it takes to blink the like hot cakes To sell very quickly; to be disposed of immediately and without effort, usually in quantity; to be in great demand; also to go like hot cakes.
Originally, hot cakes referred to corn cakes, but the term now applies to grid-dlecakes or pancakes.
(Horse Training, Riding & Manège) a manner of moving, natural to the camel and sometimes developed in the horse, in which the two legs on the same side of the body are moved and put down at the same time(See also INSTANTANEOUSNESS, SPEEDING.)at a snail’s pace Very slowly, at an exceedingly slow rate of movement or progress.
According to one source which claims to have actually measured its speed, a snail moves at the rate of one mile in fourteen days.
This year, without fail, St George takes on contenders such as Bold Slasher, the Black Prince of Paradine and Hector, aided and abetted by other equally outrageous characters such as Toss Pot and the Doctor.
The costumes in particular the strange headgear comprising a towering edifice garlanded with flowers, peculiar to the Calder Valley are as much a part of the fun as the action, where violent sword fights predominate but, as ever, good triumphs over evil.
If a man introduces you as a friend or says your name with no title at all, Steve says you have nothing. "You've got sports fishermen, and you've got guys out there fishing to eat.
I like oatmeal raisin..if you've got vanilla cream, I'll eat that too." In Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man, Steve tells the story of his father-in-law's first introduction to one of Steve's daughter's boyfriends.
The figurative use of hand over fist, the only form of this expression current today, dates from the 19th century.hellbent See a bat out of hell Very rapidly, swiftly, speedily. A plausible conjecture is that bats, because of their aversion to light, would beat a hasty retreat from the illuminating flames of the infernal regions.