corporation pop

corporation pop

Tap water that is provided by the local city government (or corporation), likened humorously to a soft drink (pop) that is free. Primarily heard in UK. Back when I was a kid, the only thing we had to drink was corporation pop!
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It might be called Waterhouse Street, but there is not a drop to drink of Adam's ale, or indeed corporation pop for Miss Bond and Mrs Beckett, as their beleaguered house was left high and dry during Everton slumclearance, 40 years ago in January, 1967.
CORPORATION POP can give Malton trainer Malcolm Jefferson something to smile about in the Ampleforth National Hunt Novices' Hurdle at Catterick tomorrow.
BRITISH Energy, Next, Chapman Computer Systems and Corporation Pop, the developers behind virtual world Second Life, are among the exhibitors taking place in the online National Student and Graduate Recruitment Fair, from November 10 till December 12.
Corporation Pop is also worth taking on, being another whose impressive win last time came in desperate conditions at Haydock.
Easy Haydock Park winner Corporation Pop should follow up in the Tote Top Of The North Novices' Hurdle.
Saturday saw him in more subdued mood after 77 days without a jumping winner, but Corporation Pop raised his spirits after a 625-day absence by flooring odds of 1-2 about Soeur de Sentier in the novice hurdle.
The five-year-old, owned by O'Neill's assistant Craig Wanless, battled on well to beat the favourite Corporation Pop by a length and three-quarters.
Corporation Pop, from the Malcolm Jefferson stable, is another who will be suited by today's conditions and is fancied to win the Langholm Novices' Hurdle (3.
50) with Corporation Pop, who is expected to have come on considerably for his recent debut effort over hurdles behind Major Sponsor at Catterick.
The trainer, whose other two Doncaster runners are Optimism Reigns, set to clash with Princeful in the novice chase, and novice hurdler Corporation Pop, said: "Tullymurry Toff hasn't run for 10 weeks as the yard has been out of form.
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