Peeps have been produced since 1953 by Just Born. Just Born is a candy manufacturer based in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. Just Born was founded by Russian immigrant Sam Born in 1923. Born would display a sign “ Just Born” for freshly made Peeps. As of 2013, Just Born was ranked as the tenth largest candy company in the United States. It’s marketing tagline is….” A great candy isn’t made…it’s Just Born.- Where my Peeps at?
Hello and welcome to episode 68…of… An Idiom a Day
I’m Gina Johnson and the idiom of the day …is… as gentle as a lamb
It is easy to hate. It takes strength to be gentle and kind.
as gentle as a lamb … is to be very calm and kind
Our neighbor’s huge dog is kind not mean.
Here is the same sentence using the idiom… as gentle as a lamb
Our neighbor’s huge dog is as gentle as a lamb.
Here are a few more sentences using the idiom … as gentle as a lamb
I thought my neighbor was as gentle as a lamb until I heard her screaming at her husband.
Be as gentle as a lamb while holding your baby sister.
On the field the football player was tough, but at home, he was as gentle as a lamb.
gentle is used as an adjective in the idiom… as gentle as a lamb
someone who is gentle is calm and kind and is never angry or violent
He is so gentle. He would never hurt a fly.
What characteristics of your parents do you see in yourself?
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a simile is an expression or figure of speech that uses the words like or as to describe someone or something by comparing it to someone or something else that is similar