Fairy Dust


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Fairy Dust

A slang term for the final, minor changes before a project, presentation, or anything else is completed. For example, cute images added at the last minute to a PowerPoint presentation are fairy dust.
References in classic literature ?
He had carried Tinker Bell part of the way, and his hand was still messy with the fairy dust.
Of course Peter had been trifling with them, for no one can fly unless the fairy dust has been blown on him.
On another, a tiny friend with a teensy vacuum cleaner sucking up all the fairy dust.
Al Gore may have used fairy dust when he invented the Internet.
At the opening of the Bologna International Children's Book Fair, the company has announced its plans to introduce an illustrated children's novel, Fairy Dust and the Quest for the Egg, based around one of the most famous fairies of all time, Tinker Bell.
The lyrics are classic: "It's fun to be a fairy / And fly from town to town / Our fairy dust will keep you up, you won't come down / It's fun to be a fairy / And wear such pretty things / It's fun to carry love juice on your fairy wings .
NEW YORK -- Two years ago, with the global publication of Fairy Dust and the Quest for the Egg, Newbery Honor winning author Gail Carson Levine introduced readers to Tinker Bell's wondrous world and cast of new friends in what became a New York Times best-selling title and the cornerstone of the Disney Fairies franchise.
PHARRELL Williams has unveiled his newest music video, which he'll be hoping will have the same fairy dust sprinkled on it which saw the likes of 'Get Lucky', 'Blurred Lines' and 'Happy' sell records by the shedload.
It was most perceptive, as choreographer Liv Lorent has a habit of sprinkling fairy dust on her magical creations.
Have the Tories miraculously sprinkled magic fairy dust over the claimant count?
Your wish, my command, a sprinkle of fairy dust and, thanks to Russell Hobbs, you can have a purple kettle, a toaster.
For the secret of Mrs Brown is to gather up all the crumbs of family spats, salt them with the tears of emotion (don''t miss the genuinely tear-jerking final 30 seconds), and then sprinkle them like fairy dust over the emotionally blackmailed ensemble who have somehow managed to transform all their pent-up resentments and sibling rivalries into unqualified love.