References in classic literature ?
"What I'd like to know," said a can-opener, in a shrill voice, "is why the little girl came to our forest anyhow and why she intruded upon Captain Dipp--who ought to be called Dippy--and who she is, and where she came from, and where she is going, and why and wherefore and therefore and when."
"I'm sorry to see, Sir Jabber," remarked the King to the can-opener, "that you have such a prying disposition.
Bronze's combination with rightwinger Nikita Parris, supplemented by the tireless Scott, was absolutely devastating all night, working like a can-opener on Norway's defence.
There is a particularly poignant moment when a man picks up a rusty can-opener, wondering whether it still works.
The Swiss are accomplished spoilers, but trust can-opener king Phillipe Coutinho (right) to score anytime at 15/8 (Paddy).
The PortaPaint bucket contains magnets in the walls of the pail, a can-opener and a masking tape holder.
On the second night there was a huge crash off a wave and a bang, and the backstay opened-up the transom like can-opener. We put out a Pan-Pan (distress call), there was water coming in the boat and the rig was moving around.
The economist says,"Let's assume that we have a can-opener ..."
Could be wrong, but I'd wager a can-opener may have been involved, and they didn't offer parmesan or even black pepper.
The best gadget Bond can expect in the next film is an electric can-opener.
The Internet is a can-opener like no other - and the worms have already spewed free of their can.