To pop the cork

Posted by ? on September 18, 2004

In Reply to: To pop the cork posted by David FG on September 15, 2004

: : To pop the cork=Is that something you do when you want open champaigne or drinks in glass?

: : Thanks

: Originally, yes. However, it has become somewhat extended (no pun intended!) to mean to become overly excited. How can I put this delicately. If you think of what happens when a bottle of Champagne is uncorked and then imagine a (male) human physiological action which roughly resembles it, you will be getting close!