Tijuana bender

English translation: Tijuana drinking spree

22:24 Feb 13, 2012
English to English translations [PRO]
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English term or phrase: Tijuana bender
A herd of cattle running away from a paddock:

If the situation weren't so serious, it would have been comical. They looked like a group of thick-middled matrons on a Tijuana bender.

I see the expression used in Google, but can't find an explanation and the contexts are not very obvious. So what is it about?
allp
Poland
Local time: 05:35
English translation:Tijuana drinking spree
Explanation:
They looked like a group of fat ladies on a drinking spree in Tijuana.
http://www.thefreedictionary.com/bender
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Kim Metzger
Mexico
Local time: 22:35
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Thanks, Kim
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tijuana bender
Tijuana drinking spree


Explanation:
They looked like a group of fat ladies on a drinking spree in Tijuana.
http://www.thefreedictionary.com/bender

Kim Metzger
Mexico
Local time: 22:35
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PRO pts in category: 55
Grading comment
Thanks, Kim
Notes to answerer
Asker: Is Tijuana a popular weekend (spree) destination for the Americans?


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