One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Used to refer to a condom or condoms.‘something for the weekend, sir?’
- ‘He's taken to asking me if I have anything planned for the weekend and I can't work out if this is a genuine enquiry or is a variant of ' something for the weekend, sir? '’
- ‘But what the heck, it was meant to add to your pulling power: if you were in luck the same barber might also offer you "something for the weekend".’
- ‘Correct dispensing technique of "something for the weekend" in order to cause maximum embarrassment to the customer.’
- ‘Whatever happened to a nice sensible short back 'n sides, (heavy on the brylcreem, something for the weekend, cough cough)?’
- ‘It's like the days when men asked their barber for something for the weekend - no angler wants to be seen buying it.’
- ‘Gone are the days when the gents' barber quietly asked if you wanted something for the weekend.’
- ‘While you might not be offered something for the weekend these days, there are a few reminders of the past, including old-style barber chairs.’
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