By STUART ELLIOTT
Two nearly forgotten brands - Sure and Pert Plus - get their first new advertising campaigns in years to see if they can be made relevant to younger consumers.--
NOBODY else in the computer industry, or any other industry for that matter, could put on a show like Steve Jobs.
for that matter
As for that, so far as that is concerned, as in For that matter I'm not too hungry. William Congreve used it in The Old Batchelour (1693; 4:22): "No, no, for that matter, when she and I part, she'll carry her separate maintenance." [Late 1600s]
adj., pert·er, pert·est.
- Trim and stylish in appearance; jaunty: a pert hat.
- High-spirited; vivacious.
- Impudently bold; saucy.
[Middle English, unconcealed, bold, short for apert, obvious, frank (probably influenced by Old French aspert, espert, clever), from Old French, from Latin apertus, open, past participle of aperīre, to open.]pertly pert'ly adv.
pertness pert'ness n.
First Name Origin: Russ
Short form of RUSSELL
n. sing. & pl.
1. A Russian, or the Russians. [Rare, except in poetry.]
2. The language of the Russians.
Of or pertaining to the Russians.