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Big Gooseberry Season

(The ). The time when Parliament is not assembled. It is at such times that newspapers are glad of any subject to fill their columns and amuse their readers; monster gooseberries will do for such a purpose for the nonce, or the seaserpent.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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