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What contemptible scoundrel has stolen the cork to my lunch?
W. Clement Stone
Some weasel took the cork out of my lunch.
W. C. Fields
I pray on the principle that wine knocks the cork out of a bottle. There is an inward fermentation, and there must be a vent.
Henry Ward Beecher
For a while we had trouble trying to get the sound of a champagne cork exploding out of the bottle. I solved the problem by sticking my finger in my mouth and popping it out.
There was no professional theater in Cork, but still I did a lot of performing.
The destroyer Cork, like the useful hero for whom it is named, will be game to the last.
I was freelancing for years in Cork and around. I also wrote freelance pieces for 'The Irish Times.'
There are times in show business when you work so much you think you will pop your cork, and then suddenly you can't find any work.
Here, in Cork district, you have in combination all the dangers which war can inflict.
Eamon de Valera
I always went to Ireland as a child. I remember trips to Dundalk, Wexford, Cork and Dublin. My gran was born in Dublin, and we had a lot of Irish friends, so we'd stay on their farms and go fishing. They were fantastic holidays - being outdoors all day and coming home to a really warm welcome in the evenings.
I think the language as spoken in Limerick and Cork has not really been written; 'City of Bohane' is a combination of the two. Bohane is a little kingdom. When I began writing it, I realised that it was in the future and that it was a place that didn't care about anything that happened outside it.
Everyone is trying to jump on the biomimic bandwagon. But a cork floor is not biomimicry. Neither is using bacteria to clean water.
Without the Empire we should be tossed like a cork in the cross current of world politics. It is at once our sword and our shield.
William Morris Hughes
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