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.
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.
The good news is that a taxi in Los Angeles from Beverly Hills Cab Company is the one sure cure to traffic stress.
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.
While there's no sure cure for a back out of whack, experts advise that the best way to prevent back pain is through regular exercise.
There's nothing wrong with keeping it simple if you keep it alive (just look at Springsteen's Seeger sessions) but this laidback mix is a sure cure for insomnia.
Hysterectomy is the only sure cure for fibroids, but that procedure ends a woman's reproductive capacity.
Sam Burson: Spike Milligan gems:A sure cure for seasickness is to sit under a tree.
There was also the old granny's sure cure once put forward by an elderly Chronicle reader (and which under no circumstances should be used): "This treatment was used 65 years ago when I was in infant school and no reinfestation took place.