Put more lipstick on the pig
Posted by Nita on March 07, 2002
In Reply to: Put more lipstick on the pig posted by ESC on March 02, 2002
: PUT MORE LIPSTICK ON THE PIG - To make cosmetic changes on a software program to make it more appealing to consumers. From "Slang: the authoritative topic-by-topic dictionary of American lingoes from all walks of life" by Paul Dickson (Pocket Books, 1990, 1998).
: I found this one while looking for another phrase. I think it's a keeper.
HA HA _ That made me think of a phrase I have only heard once at a wedding shower but now use at every wedding shower I attend when a knick knack is unwrapped:
"That's about as useful as t i t s on a boarhog."