sure as eggs is eggs

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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

A corruption of as sure as x is x.

AdverbEdit

sure as eggs is eggs ‎(not comparable)

  1. (simile, colloquial) Most certainly.
    At this time of year, sure as eggs is eggs, the TV starts filling with Christmas ads for toys.

Usage notesEdit

  • The ungrammatical "is" is commonly used in this set phrase.