Posted by Henry on July 02, 2004
In Reply to: Thank you Henry. Here is another: posted by Judy on July 01, 2004
: From the same book.
: (it is said about someone that is angry or down)
THE PRINCE AND BETTY PG Wodehouse 1912
Gee, we'll wipe Monte Carlo clean off the map. We'll have 'em licked to a splinter. We--It's the greatest scheme on earth."
I've never heard this phrase before! It seems to mean "We'll beat them easily."