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What Does Afternoon Delight Mean?


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First coined by the Starland Vocal Band in 1976 to refer to sex in the afternoon, although the writers of the song have since stated the lyrics were only supposed to suggest sex and not out and out refer to the act of intercourse itself. Author and party planner Sherri Foxman extended the term afternoon delight to refer to adultery or cheating in her book Classified Love: A Guide to the Personals (McGraw Hill), which was published in 1982.

"How about you come home early from work today honey so we can share some afternoon delight?"
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