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2012-10-01 23:02:58

IMDG Code provides advice on shipping guidelines for mariners and industries that transport dangerous goods by sea MIAMI (PRWEB) October 01, 2012 The new International Marine Dangerous Goods (IMDG) Code 2012 36th Amendment, the international guide for transporting hazardous goods by sea, is now available for pre-sale order from Air Sea containers, Inc. (ASC) for the discounted price of $207 (versus the average list price of $235) and can be ordered via the ASC website at...


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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