Its extraordinary and questionable age of 254 was old enough to maKe a silly season
And when the Silly Season
coincides with the year of a municipal election, as is the case this year, the silliness tends to reach new heights.
The overblown silly season
coverage of New Orleans one year after Katrina objectively harmed the Bush camp.
And it was here that we got the first real belly laugh of the silly season
A slew of new releases from independent out artists offers plenty to mull over long after the silly season
of politics and family holidays has gone.
The corporate silly season
budgeting is nearly here.
In the summer silly season
, rival Canadian newspapers are having great fun with Hollinger Inc.
The first sign that the silly season
has started properly always begins with a daft animal story, preferably a big, hairy one.
YOU know it's the silly season
when you're looking at Mexico v Ecuador in the Copa America thingy as a viable betting proposition.
SO WE'RE half way through the silly season
and there are already Great White sharks off the coast of Polperro and the Beast of Exmoor has shown up.
THE silly season
is at its zenith when spotlighting Ed Miliband.
LET'S raise a glass to the close of the silly season
Mr Clegg said last night: "I can't do better than quote Charles, who said it's the silliest of the silly season
stories in August.
THE silly season
is here again, as signalled by animal rights campaigner Norman Wall ("Glorious 12th is just a bloodbath", Voice of the North, July 27).
MICK McCarthy warned against his Wolves team being victims of the silly season
after seeing them inch ever closer to safety with a deserved point at Fulham.