demob-happy

Related to demob-happy: demobilization

demob-happy

adj
1. feeling elated in anticipation of demobilization from the armed forces
2. feeling elated and carefree in anticipation of the end of any onerous or unpleasant period
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Wharfe, who guarded Diana from 1987 to 1993, wrote in his book: "We were all a little demob-happy when the staff member decided to reveal that he had a party trick where he could blow up the condom and put it on his head, fully inflated.
Wharfe, who guarded Diana from 1987 to 1993, writing in his book, says: "We were all a little demob-happy, when the staff member decided to reveal that he had a party trick where he could blow up the condom and put it on his head, fully inflated.
Add in a demob-happy judge in her final trial and it has all the ingredients of a disaster.
But the carnage across Britain on Friday, as demob-happy workers celebrated the start of their long break, inflicted intolerable strains on already over-stretched emergency services.
At the opposite end of the table, Ryton have given themselves a lifeline after a fine win at Annfield Plain brought them to within seven points of Leadgate and dropped demob-happy Burnopfield into the bottom slot.
When I met him after rehearsal at the Barber Institute a week ago he sounded decidedly demob-happy, but not from the idea of loosing his professorial ties.
I WALKED past Lambeth Palace this morning and although I couldn't hear any Frank Sinatra tracks being played at top volume, it's surely the home of a demob-happy Archbishop of Canterbury.
But that's how it unfolded in Southampton yesterday after demob-happy Hampshire caved in.
Even if the polls still show a Tory lead, a great leader would stop the party descending into nihilistic infighting and run a campaign where the proudest achievements were celebrated and MPs in marginal seats were demob-happy and ready for a last hurrah rather than out for revenge.
There is no reason for him to feel overawed by India, who were knocked out by England on Sunday, and he can take full advantage of any demob-happy Indian batsmen.
This was joyously spent on, amongst other things, a demob-happy shopping spree at Harvey Nicks in London.
But from his demob-happy demeanour, I suspect he might just cut loose for a bit, and no-one can grudge him that.