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Monday, December 15, 2014

Tis the Season

Idiom: Tis the Season

Example 1: A mom and her small son are talking about the holidays.
Jeff: Wow! Look at all these presents under the tree!
Mom: Well, tis the season!
Jeff: But it’s still early, a week before Christmas. I thought Santa Claus brought all the presents while we are sleeping on Christmas eve?
Mom: Ummm...Santa.......ahhhh....came early this year. Surprise!
Jeff: Really?
Mom: Yes, really. Because you were such a good boy!

Example 2: Two roommates are talking at home.
Jack: OK. I have my ugly sweater, antlers, exchange gift, and egg nog. I’m ready for the Christmas party!
Terri: Ha! You really look like you’re ready! I like the antlers!
Jack: Tis the party!!!!

Meaning: “Tis the season typically refers to the time before Christmas, which can be defined as anywhere from October to December 24th. @SBLA @OC @NELA @DTLA


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