a pearl of wisdom

a pearl of wisdom

an important piece of advice
Usage notes: This phrase is usually used humorously to mean the opposite.
Thank you for that pearl of wisdom, Jerry. Now do you think you could suggest something more useful?
See also: of, pearl, wisdom
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Starting in January, National Cervical Cancer Awareness Month, this coalition of leading women's health advocates is asking women to "Take the Pearl Pledge," in which they commit to: schedule their annual gynecologic examination, wear a Pearl of Wisdom in support of cervical cancer prevention, and encourage 5 friends to do the same.
To participate in the Pearl Pledge, women can purchase a Pearl of Wisdom, the global symbol for cervical cancer prevention, at www.
To earn a pearl, participants must explain in 350 characters or less why their mom or special woman in their life should receive a Pearl of Wisdom, the global symbol for cervical cancer prevention.
Participants who post their Pearl Tributes after the free pin giveaway has finished can still send Mom a Pearl of Wisdom pin for Mother's Day.
Thus, in honor of National Cervical Cancer Awareness Month in January, this coalition of leading women's health advocates today launched its "Take the Pearl Pledge" initiative, which asks women to: schedule their annual gynecologic examination, wear a Pearl of Wisdom in support of cervical cancer prevention, and encourage 5 friends to do the same.
For the "Take the Pearl Pledge" initiative, women can purchase a Pearl of Wisdom, the global symbol for cervical cancer prevention, at www.
On Mother's Day, Wear and Share a Pearl of Wisdom to Help Prevent Cervical Cancer
And the campaign urges women to help do this by wearing a Pearl of Wisdom, the global symbol for cervical cancer prevention.