Tupperware party


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n.1.a social gathering at which the host (or more typically hostess) entertains the guests, and provides them with an opportunity to order Tupperware. This was used as an effective sales strategy by the Tupperware manufacturer, and provided income to the host(ess) from commissions on sales.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Is somebody about to find me out?"' Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon "She is like an extreme member a Tupperware party" Jon Culshaw on Andrea Leadsom, Leader of the Commons "Suppose my parents had called me Nigel or Eric - I'd probably be chartered accountant, not a magician and TV presenter" Society magician Archie Manners "I am like a soldier who leaves behind their wives, children and family to battle for the pride of the country" Sherpa Kami Rita who has now climbed Everest for a record 23rd time
Is somebody about to find me out?"' Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon "She is like an extreme member of a Tupperware party" Jon Culshaw on Andrea Leadsom, Leader of the Commons "Suppose my parents had called me Nigel or Eric - I'd probably be a chartered accountant, not a magician and TV presenter" Society magician Archie Manners "I am like a soldier who leaves behind their wives, children and family to battle for the pride of the country" Sherpa Kami Rita who has now climbed Everest for a record 23rd time
"She is like an extreme member of a Tupperware party" - Jon Culshaw on Andrea Leadsom, leader of the Commons.
A more fantastic story, which, up to now, has not yet been verified, was a Tupperware party apparently organized by the dead.
One of the more memorable cultural institutions of the fifties, a Tupperware party was set up by a woman who agreed to work on commission, inviting her friends to her house to eat finger sandwiches, drink punch, and socialize--and buy Tupperware, raising a tidy sum for the hostess and even more for the company.
Whenever a new Tupperware catalog or product line is released, you can bet that Kris Andersson , the drag star of "Dixie's Tupperware Party," will be dreaming up new gags.
This was a gallery that equally championed the limited-edition sculptural works of Dutch designer Maarten Baas--at that time an emerging talent just beginning to experiment with his now-iconic charred works--alongside everyday objects like Tupperware (which the gallery sold, as one does, by hosting a Tupperware party).
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