Talk:corkscrew

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From Wikipedia:corkscrew (disambiguation):

a swimming stroke in which the swimmer alternates between freestyle and backstroke with every stroke.

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I've never heard that cocktail from vodka and orange juice is called corkscrew. It's screwdriver. Dart evader 18:43, 27 August 2006 (UTC) Is there such a use? The cocktail in question has always been called a screwdriver, AFAIR. Dart evader 03:37, 28 August 2006 (UTC)

I think I've heard 'corkscrew' used figuratively for any cocktail (e.g. to get her to open up.) But I've never heard any name other than screwdriver for the specific drink of vodka+OJ. Perhaps it should have been labelled as being specific to Australia? --Connel MacKenzie 06:01, 28 August 2006 (UTC)


The only recipe for a corkscrew that I could find was for Rum, Vermouth, Creme de Peche, and lime. I did work as a barman both here and in Australia and only ever heard vodka and orange being referred to as a screwdriver.
--Dmol 10:12, 28 August 2006 (UTC)

Removed disputed sense. Andrew massyn 18:01, 25 September 2006 (UTC)

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  1. A cocktail made from vodka and orange juice.