(as) busy as a cranberry merchant (at Thanksgiving)

(as) busy as a cranberry merchant (at Thanksgiving)

Very busy. Cranberries are a popular Thanksgiving side dish. I'm currently choreographing three plays, so I'm busy as a cranberry merchant at Thanksgiving. Can we meet next week instead? I'm just as busy as a cranberry merchant right now.
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