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!
See also: pop
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Good old corporation pop never did me any harm as a kid and I drank it sometimes from a hosepipe.
During its formative period Form worked with leaders of more than 50 organisations, from global plcs, groundbreaking charities, some of the fastest-growing small firms in the country, as well as Unilever, Deki and companies in the creative and digital sector such as Corporation Pop, The Gate Films, and Hitch Marketing.
A trip home resulted in family members hearing about my strict insistence the children drink only milk or 'corporation pop' (water).
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.
Egon Ronay discovered what a million Brummies have known for years -that 'corporation pop' is just as good as what comes in a bottle, with the added benefit of being free.
Uttoxeter: 2.35 Corporation Pop, 3.05 Fiori, 4.45 Follow Me, 5.15 Perchancer.
CORPORATION POP can give Malton trainer Malcolm Jefferson something to smile about in the Ampleforth National Hunt Novices' Hurdle at Catterick tomorrow.
| Corporation Pop - Manchester company behind the Xploro mobile app which uses augmented reality to prepare children for going into hospital.
In a nutshell we need to put a massive cork in the nation's alcohol habit and instead start drinking 'corporation pop' as my grandmother Florrie used to call it.
A trip Up North resulted in family members hearing about my strict insistence the children drink only milk or 'corporation pop' (water).
Easy Haydock Park winner Corporation Pop should follow up in the Tote Top Of The North Novices' Hurdle.
Corporation Pop is also worth taking on, being another whose impressive win last time came in desperate conditions at Haydock.
Homemade catapults, whips and coloured tops, mother's washing line for skipping, bread and dripping or jam butties and a bottle of corporation pop for the park.
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.
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