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2012-05-28 23:02:07

New market research study “Strategic Insights and Future Growth Potential of Flexible Packaging in BRIC” developed by BRICdata has been recently published by Market Publishers Ltd. The study finds that among the BRIC countries, China leads the flexible packaging market which is projected to grow at 16.52% CAGR from 2012 to 2016. London, UK (PRWEB) May 28, 2012 The BRIC flexible packaging industry posted healthy growth in the past years, and this trend is expected to continue due...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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