horlicks


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horlicks

(ˈhɔːlɪks)
n
make a horlicks informal Brit to make a mistake or a mess: his boss is making a horlicks of his job.
[C20: from Horlicks, a drink meant to induce sleep]
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A GlaxoSmithKline spokesman said: ``She obviously really likes Horlicks and we will be sending her a nice box of the drink for free.
Horlicks, the number one brand in the hot milky drinks sector, has recently undergone the biggest overhaul in its history, introducing a unique pillow-shaped pack and contemporary graphics across its product portfolio.
But if anyone's been listening in to my phone calls, they'll have found them about as sexy and gripping as a pint of Horlicks with a Mogadon chaser.
The Horlicks Great Pyjama Auction will also include designs from Jo Brand, Rebecca Loos, Lady Isabella Hervey and Match of the Day pundit Alan Hansen.
SALES of malty nightcap drink Horlicks have reached an all-time high - thanks to its trendier image and a more health-conscious market.
Cash was French champion five times, but of all the top jockeys I've seen he was more capable of the total tactical horlicks than anyone.
The filly badly disappointed connections when last in the Vodafone Oaks, but her trainer Mick Channon said yesterday: "Epsom was a bit of a Horlicks, so it was great to see Miletrian show at Ascot what I had always believed she could do.
Mr John Fardon, from Edgbaston, was chairman and managing director of the company from 1932 until it was acquired by Horlicks Ltd almost 30 years later.
The only other brand in the top 10 with declining sales was GlaxoSmithKline's Horlicks, with sales down 4.
As well as literature and broadcasting magazines, festival delegates, including Monica Lewinsky, Rebecca Loos, Richard Bacon and Simon Cowell, have been treated to the following: Digital clock (so they don't sleep in) Plastic covered notebook (wipe clean) Emergency phone battery (lots of texting can use it up) Toothbrush and toothpaste combo (handy if you stay out) Post-It notes (so you can tell someone you'll be back in five)Bottle of water (takes out stains)Variety Magazine (in case Simon is looking for new talent) Foam cow ( for stress relief)Mints (hide cigar smells)Do Not Disturb sign (self-explanatory) Condoms (as above) Horlicks (if you decide to opt out of all the parties)
5mon the lottery celebrated with a mug of Horlicks.
That firm is taking a chance by making Tom Lehman odds-on to beat Hal Sutton after the Horlicks he made of the Buick Open on Sunday.