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TGIF

An initialism of "thank God it's Friday," a common expression used to celebrate the end of the working week. Good morning, everyone. TGIF, am I right? God, what an awful week this has been. All I can say is TGIF.

TGIF

1. interj. Thank God it’s Friday. (Initialism.) Everybody was muttering TGIF by Friday afternoon.
2. n. a party held on Friday in honor of the end of the workweek. Everyone is invited to the TGIF tonight.

T.G.I.F.

Acronym for thank God it’s Friday, indicating one is glad to reach the last day of the traditional five-day workweek. Eric Partridge suggested that this semi-humorous cliché may have originated among schoolteachers, but by the mid-1900s it had been taken over by anyone who worked a five-day week. From about 1991 to 2000 the Boston Globe business section ran a weekly Friday column entitled “T.G.I.F.,” written by Alex Beam. New Hampshire’s Manchester Union-Leader also has one, and probably countless other newspapers as well. At one point, Beam said, he also wrote a column called “T.G.I.W.,” which ran on Wednesdays, but so many readers were baffled by this acronym that it was discontinued. T.G.I.F., on the other hand, definitely qualifies as a cliché.
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Katy shows real heart THIS week Katy Perry premiered her video for brand new single TGIF and I have to say it is amazing!
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Hollywood made a film of the same name in 1978 and America launched a chain of restaurants and bars called TGIF, extolling the truth of the sentiment.
Rich comments that "'a looping anagram of TGIF ('Thank God It's Friday') is GIFT, and the weekend is truly a gift--unless you're a workaholic, in which case you exult, 'TGIM!' I am reminded of a little gift shop in New Hope, PA, that carried greeting cards with a four-letter word visible when closed and the same word as initial letters of a four-word message when opened.
TO MAKE racing more attractive to a wider audience there should be a sprint handicap every Friday with a prize of pounds 70,000 in order to attract big fields, run at 1.15pm and televised nationally on Channel 4 and called the TGiF Office Sweep Handicap.
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THE PLAYERS Girl Bar Dinah Shore Week Club Skirts Dinah Shore Weekend or The Dinah 2007 THE GIRLS Robin Gans and Sandy Sachs Mariah Hansen BEHIND THE (below, left and right) SCENES HOT HOST Wyndham, The Hyatt Regency, Wyndham, Hilton, Palm HOTELS Hotel Zoso Mountain Resort and Spa, Marquis Villas THE Lucy Lawless (above, center), Katherine Moennig Leisha CELEBRITIES Carmen Electra, Ce Ce Hailey, Thea Gill, Peniston, Michele Balan Michelle Wolff, Honey Labrador (above) WHAT TO TGIF and Splash parties at L Word and Splash pool EXPECT the Wyndham Hotel.
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I have my choice of Applebee's, TGIF, Ruby Tuesday, Olive Garden, 99, Bertucci's, Longhorn's Steak House, Panera, and the assorted McDonald's and Burger King.
Other TGIF bombs include: a decision to recommend no new wilderness in unlogged areas of Alaska's Tongass National Forest (February 28); release of a plan to expand drilling in the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska (January 17); authorization of the largest oil and gas project ever on public lands, in the Powder River Basin of Wyoming and Montana (January 10); rules weakening the Clean Air Act's "new source review" provisions (November 22, 2002); and announcement of loopholes for mountain-top-removal mining (May 3, 2002).