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Chris -- 2011-03-08
Before you were a glimpse in your mother’s eye… looks like a blidiom of “before she had a glimmer of”, “while you were only a gleam in her eye”, “before she had had a glimpse of the future”.
Some of the most notable schooners made their living as cargo vessels before the steam engine was even a glimpse in Watt’s eye.
It’s sad, really. HALLE BERRY copying Rihanna?? Please, Halle was bad before Rihanna was a glimpse in anybody’s eyes…
http://necolebitchie.com/2009/06/17/sin … g-rihanna/
AT&T already had the best 3G network in the US BEFORE the iPhone 2G even was a glimpse in our minds.
http://www.intomobile.com/2009/04/20/at … ew-iphone/