flavor of the month

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flavor of the month

suddenly but temporarily popular This rap artist is pop music's current flavor of the month.
Etymology: based on the custom of selling a different special flavor of ice cream (frozen sweet food) every month
See also: flavor, month, of
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You'll surely be hearing a lot more about him when he comes up with a film idea that doesn't have a flavor-of-the-month aftertaste.
Others who came to pay tribute were ``Long Riders'' co-star David Carradine, who called him a ``fine actor who transcends those flavor-of-the-month guys,'' and ``Mike Hammer'' co-star Kent Williams, who raised his wine glass, saying, ``To roast and toast an actor is to drink to a well-done ham,'' while Peter Jason laughed and said it was Stacy's mother, Mary, who deserved the lunch.
The market continues to be barraged by flavor-of-the-month architectures, many of which were announced over the past year.
And, indeed, the gifted piano man, who recently was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, never has received much respect in the Southland, where flavor-of-the-month artists often are embraced at the expense of genuine, enduring talent.
In honor of its flavor-of-the-month -- Malted March Madness -- Baskin-Robbins 31-Flavors recently pledged a $3,100 donation to the general scholarship fund of any college whose player scores 31 points or more in any of the final 31 games of the championship tournament.
We can't comment on the investigation, but it seems like this is the flavor-of-the-month copycat hoax,'' Alba said.
I guess ``junk guns'' are the current flavor-of-the-month on the anti-gun lobby's menu.
Gravesend'' is the flavor-of-the-month movie of the year.
Much of that comes from middle managers, who wonder if teams will disappear as fast as other flavor-of-the-month trends.