favorite idioms: Flash in the Pan

Wednesday, December 9, 2009

Flash in the Pan

Something which starts out big and wild but disappoints by failing to deliver anything good Origin Some might say California Gold Rush 19th Century where you might scream finding GOLD I'm rich...but no. Gold prospecting is not the first flash in the pan Muskets once had small pans to hold charges of... Sign in to see full entry.

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