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go to the mattresses

To enter into or prepare for a lengthy war, battle, or conflict; to adopt a combative or warlike position. While the true origin is uncertain, the phrase was popularized in English by The Godfather novel and films, where it referred to warring mafia families housing their soldiers in small, secure apartments to await orders. While Republicans have shown some flexibility over other contentious issues, it looks as though they're ready to go to the mattresses over the issue of gun control. We'll go to the mattresses if that's what it takes to defend ourselves!
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mattress mambo

n. an act of copulation. (Contrived.) I get my exercise doing the mattress mambo.
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The market for Beds and Mattresses is analyzed by the following Segments: Traditional Innerspring, and Non-Innerspring (Specialty).
The new system also provides more pressure relief than other memory-foam mattresses, she added.
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At the same time, the association noted that unit and dollar shipments of mattresses priced more than $1,000 were still in a positive growth trend.
o challenging all current vendors to adopt similar initiatives and to recycle at least 50 percent of all mattresses that are picked up and to, under no circumstances, ever send them to a landfill
Apart from standard size replacement mattresses, the company offers custom size and shape boat, camper or sofa bed mattresses.
The market is expected to witness a high demand for memory foam mattresses because of their reliability, durability, and convenience offered in terms of sound sleep.
All of our mattresses and materials are sourced from local producers.
The Mattress Firm board believes that the transaction provides significant value to our stockholders through the premium to our share price and the immediate liquidity at closing, while giving Mattress Firm an ideal partner with a proven track record in the complete mattress supply chain including the retail and manufacture of mattresses, said Mr.
According to Mattress Firm, its board believes that this transaction provides significant value to its stockholders through the premium to its share price and the immediate liquidity at closing, while giving Mattress Firm an ideal partner with a proven track record in the complete mattress supply chain including the retail and manufacture of mattresses.
Vincent de Paul of Lane County is giving away 120 twin-sized Tempur-Pedic mattresses to needy families on Thursday.
DON'T buy supposedly "cheap" mattresses from the back of a van.
Up to 50 per cent discount on full range of mattresses, accessories.
A shopper visiting the Macy's in downtown Brooklyn on a recent afternoon could find among the dozens of mattresses for sale the Vitagenic Streamline Cushion Firm by Aireloom, priced at $3,349 for a queen set and boasting "plush talalay latex support.