charm » champ
Spotted in the wild:
- We just installed the new version of Exchange in the test lab, and it is working like a champ. (Heard in the wild, at my job, and it is spreading like wildfire.)
- But if you use the program to recover deleted or corrupted images, it works like a champ. (PC World)
- Lots of work still needed to be done to get the waterguns up to snuff; Byron modified one by finding a way to insert a long hose into the water intake and take the Chinese spring out and modify it with parts from our dead Italian watergun and voila it worked like a champ. (link)
I am fairly certain that “Works like a charm” is the original, but interestingly enough, a Google search of both phrases occurring in the same resource returns a shocking number of results:
Over 1,780 results!