Jelly candy has been around since biblical times. Turkish Delight is a citrus, honey and rose water jell that has been around for thousands of years. A French process called panning shapes the soft candy into a bean with a soft shell. In 1861, a Boston candy-maker asked Americans to send jelly beans to soldiers fighting in the Civil War. In the 1930s jelly beans became a part of Easter nests due to their egg shape.
Hello and welcome to episode 71…of… An Idiom a Day
I’m Gina Johnson and the idiom of the day …is…cover a multitude of sins
to cover a multitude of sins … prevents people from discovering or seeing something bad… to hide many problems or faults
Dark jeans and a long sweater prevent people from seeing weight gain.
Here is the same sentence using the idiom…cover a multitude of sins
Dark jeans and a long sweater cover a multitude of sins.
Here are a few more sentences using the idiom …cover a multitude of sins
On a bad hair day, a hat covers a multitude of sins.
Hanging a picture on a cracked wall can cover a multitude of sins.
Instead of saying you woke up late, why not say were delayed. That hides a multitude of sins
hide a multitude of sins …can be used the same way as… cover a multitude of sins
How long do you keep a bad habit from a partner?
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hide a multitude of sins
A closed door can hide a multitude of sins.
often plural | sins not sin
humorous | idioms intended to make people laugh
multitude | noun
a large number of people or things
There is a multitude of people in the arena.
You usually find a multitude of shells on the beach after a storm.