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?
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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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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.
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.
Ms Van Outen has already seen her show Something For The Weekend axed through lack of interest.
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.
After leaving, he moved to BBC Radio Five Live before settling at Something For The Weekend, the Sunday breakfast show he hosts with Louise Redknapp and chef Simon Rimmer.
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.
The presenter of the popular Something for the Weekend programme on BBC2 will be giving tips during Live Coventry which has been organised by CV One, the not-for-profit company which promotes and manages tourism in the city centre, to celebrate food, fashion, fitness and lifestyle.
The range, called Something for the Weekend, includes a pair of black hipsters with the word 'Stud' spelt in diamante stones on one leg.
In the meantime, he's always got something for the weekend.
up pops Denise van Outen (right) in front of a new Channel 4 contender called Something For The Weekend.
The Something for the Weekend TV presenter encouraged a "grow-your-own" attitude which was central to this year's show.
She appeared with her family in a string of successful TV adverts, and is now among the judges on So You Think You Can Dance and is the new host on Something For The Weekend.
The star of BBC2's Something for the Weekend launched a new range of recipes at Liverpool Women's Hospital earlier this year.