fifteen minutes of fame

Main Entry:  fifteen minutes of fame
Part of Speech:  phr
Definition:  a commentary on the amount of time anyone is really in the spotlight
Etymology:  from Andy Warhol's "In the future everybody will be world famous for fifteen minutes."
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