Origin of Band-Aid
Examples from the Web for band-aid
Unfortunately, the best response we can muster might be much harder than a band-aid or hidden camera.Is Brooklyn Becoming Unsafe for Gays? It Depends On Which Ones|Jay Michaelson|October 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Hell, even the band-aid of busing was enough to spark a huge backlash to civil rights laws.
“AbleNook is not just a short term or Band-Aid fix, but a solution that could become a home for multiple generations,” she says.AbleNook designers offer alternative to disaster-relief tents and trailers|Nina Strochlic|August 18, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Or, we can pull off the Band-Aid attaching the two sides of banking.Jamie Dimon’s Hubris Unshakable as JPMorgan Reelects Him to Top Two Posts|Nomi Prins|May 16, 2012|DAILY BEAST
trademark registered 1924 by Johnson & Johnson for a stick-on gauze pad or strip. See band (n.1) + aid (n.). The British equivalent was Elastoplast. Figurative sense of "temporary or makeshift solution to a problem, pallative" (often lower case, sometimes bandaid) is first recorded 1968; as an adjective, from 1970.