sure cure

sure cure

A remedy that won't fail, as in Hard work is a sure cure for brooding. Originating in the late 1800s as an advertising slogan ( Dr. Keck's Sure Cure for Catarrh; first recorded in 1881), this rhyming phrase was soon extended to other matters.
See also: cure, sure
References in classic literature ?
Yes, that is our trouble--we take ourselves too seriously; but Caprona should be a sure cure for that.
I've known horses like that to sell for half the price, an' I can sure cure 'em of the habit.
And: "A sure cure for sea sickness is to sit under a tree.
A sure cure for workplace boredom is the "passion project," which educator Michael Wing says people pursue because it "adds meaning to their lives and gives them satisfaction.
While this outcome is promising, it's not a sure cure for the disease.
Mentorship is a sure cure for both of those professional ailments.
I have been informed by friends that Vegemite works as a sure cure for overconsumption from the night before.
With all the inhuman tactics the airlines have thrown at us recently, I have a sure cure.
So I've turned to a sure cure for cabin fever blues--I'm questing.
But many times patients don't seek treatment as they feel there's no sure cure for the condition.
Penlac, a prescription nail lacquer, has been more effective for some patients but is not a sure cure.
A J-Rap isn't always a sure cure for not catching with spoons or anything else--and vice versa.
Harps and Angels," Center Theater Group's celebration of local lyrical laureate Randy Newman, is a sure cure for wintertime blues.
Though there is no sure cure, some celebrities were asked to share what helps in curing their hangovers.
Avoiding gluten in our culture is not an easy task, but it is a sure cure for celiac disease.