something for the weekend


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something for the weekend

obsolete A euphemistic phrase once used to discreetly offer someone a condom. If you're satisfied with your haircut, how about something for the weekend?
See also: something, weekend

something for the weekend

a condom or packet of condoms. informal
The expression originated as a euphemism used by barbers when asking their customers if they wished to buy some condoms.
See also: something, weekend
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Something For The Weekend is at Clwb Ifor Bach tonight from 10pm-3am.
Pupils from Broadgreen International School teamed up with the BBC 2's Something for the Weekend host and Princes Trust Ambassador, Simon Rimmer, to prepare afternoon tea for a group of elderly members of the Anfield and Breckside Community Council.
But Scots pal Jenni Falconer yesterday said she would cover for Louise on today's Something For The Weekend on BBC2.
Years ago they'd bung Barry the barber a fiver for a blow-dry, moustache trim and something for the weekend.
EX-GLADIATORS presenter Caroline Flack takes over from Amanda Hamilton on the BBC's Something For The Weekend. She will co-host the Sunday morning show with Tim Lovejoy next month.
The TV presenter, whose 'fling' with the royal reportedly ended after he told pals he was desperate to get back with his other ex Chelsy Davy, will play a co-host on Something For The Weekend.
Something for the weekend? A couple's painstaking project to restore a Victorian country house Page 4-5 Former home of music's quiet man An idyllic farm house in Dunley, Near Stourport Page 6-7 Style gurus Decorators can turn the heads of potential house buyers Pages 22-23 Towering glory A Shrewsbury home with a rather unusual feature Page 26 Property Expert Opening new doors for retirement Pages 34 Period delight The Old School House at Dytheur, near the Welsh border Page 27 Designed with a view in mind The former cottage given an unusual architectural makeover Pages 32-33 POST PROPERTY correspondents are Alison Jones and Annie Roberts Email: PostSupplements@mrn.co.uk Edited and designed by Magazines and Supplements Dept, The Birmingham Post.
Amanda - star of BBC2's cookery show Something For The Weekend and GMTV's nutritionist - married Hill at the sumptuous 900-year-old Traquair House in the Borders.
SOMETHING for the weekend: Keep a close eye on Martin Keown's price to score the last goal for Arsenal against Leicester on Saturday - the best I have seen so far is Bet365's 40-1.
Ms Van Outen has already seen her show Something For The Weekend axed through lack of interest.
With this in mind, leading Australian wine brand, Jacob's Creek has teamed up with BBC Two's Something for the Weekend chef Simon Rimmer to launch a series of recipes matched to the brand's new Reserve range of regional wines at www.facebook.com/jacobscreekuk.
The firm, which makes Something for the Weekend, tried to delete Friday's note yesterday afternoon, but it was re-posted by users.
Award-winning Master Chef of Great Britain Brian Mellor will be hosting the culinary event along with chef Simon Rimmer, famed for his place as resident chef on BBC2's Something for the Weekend, and Indian chef and regular on TV cookery show Saturday Kitchen Cyrus Todiwala.
Simon Rimmer, chef on BBC2's Something For The Weekend and owner of two restaurants, believes everyone's going to be at it soon.
TV PRESENTER Amanda Hamilton has revealed why she left hit show Something For The Weekend to spend more time with her kids.
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