MEANING: noun:
1. A period of youthful innocence and inexperience.
2. A period of great success: heyday.

ETYMOLOGY: The earliest documented use of the term is from Shakespeare’s “Antony and Cleopatra” (1616). Cleopatra, now in love with Antony, explains her previous admiration for Julius Caesar with these words:
“My salad days,
When I was green in judgment, cold in blood,
To say as I said then.”

SALAD DRYS - what you use to blot the water off the lettuce after you wash it

SALSA D-DAYS - we bring out the spicy dip every June 6

USA LAD DAYS - when the United States Mens' Olympic squad does something noteworthy