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Silly Season (The)

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for daily newspapers, is when Parliament is not in session, and all sorts of “silly” stuff are vamped-up for padding. Also called the “Big Gooseberry Season,” because paragraphs are often inserted on this subject.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Silence gives Consent
Silent (The)
Silenus
Silhouette
Silk
Silk Gown
Silk Purse
Silken Thread
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Silly Season (The)
Siluria—that is
Silurian Rocks
Silvana
Silvanella
Silver was
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Silver Cooper (The)
Silver Fork School
Silver-hand
Silver Lining