An idiom that is roughly the inverse of "sour grapes", though much rarer: insisting that something unpleasant is in fact desirable, esp. if it was actively sought for earlier.
"I know the guy's miserable at work, but he keeps telling me he loves it. Sweet lemons, right?"
by Calenardhon February 14, 2009
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The term sweet lemons comes from the saying, "When life hands you lemons, make lemonade." It means making the best of an undeniably bad situation, even if it involves complete and utter denial, mixing lemons with cuploads of sugar until they actually taste sweet. It is essentially the equal opposite of sour grapes.
Jimmy was born with a third nipple. This would normally not be something to rave about, but his mother gently reassures him, "Well, look at it this way, son; you're unique and you'll always have something for show and tell." :) Sweet lemons!
by Derya September 5, 2006
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on the popular television show running fo over two weeks ''The Family'' was nominated for two emmys. The crazy uncle Anthony Lemons favorite catch phrase often interjected randomly in conversation.
alex:she was a great...vase.

Paul: yah always sittin there now doin much

Anthony:oh no my wife my beautiful wife oh sweet lemons why!
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Expression sometimes used in South Africa to denote something awesome.
"I got wasted last night on a bottle of Klippies my bru". Sweet like a lemon, my china!!"
by Robmanman August 27, 2007
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