You could say something humorously like, "Hey, what's with all the questions?
There are movies that humorously display typical holiday stresses and poke fun at these events, but in reality stressful situations can really take a toll.
could hardly do otherwise than ignore Errington's nomination, as he also ignored the nomination of Clifford, bishop of Clifton, and of Grant, bishop of Southwark; and, by what he humorously described as "the Lord's own coup d'etat," he appointed Manning to, the archiepiscopal see.
Composition meant for him intense absorption in his work; solitude and quiet were essential; and he resented interruptions by grotesque explosions of humorously exaggerated wrath.
The image of Santa and his reindeer is a classic Christmas icon, but the mistrust that is humorously exaggerated in this song leads us to wonder why we revere a "man who drives a sleigh and plays with elves."