Origin of snake oil
Related Words for snake oilnostrum
Examples from the Web for snake oil
Contemporary Examples of snake oil
Beware, too, of the snake-oil salesmen who promise permanently sharp knives.The 2012 Holiday Kitchen Gift Guide
December 13, 2012
Americans need protection from these snake-oil salesmen, and that protection depends almost entirely on Congress and the media.Leslie H. Gelb: The Dangers of Warmongering on Syria, Iran
Leslie H. Gelb
March 9, 2012
This is a country,” says Joe Wilson, “that welcomes the Elmer Gantrys and the snake-oil salesman.Does Anybody Still Like Karl Rove?
March 4, 2010
Such advisers are routinely dismissed by admission officers as snake-oil salesmen.Dirty Secrets of College Coaches
February 8, 2010
see under banana oil.