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2014-11-05 08:37:33

FREEVILLE, N.Y., Nov.

2014-03-07 23:02:03

Glass Doctor can fix the pain of what to do with old, unused and nearly forgotten glass with these five unique ways to repurpose glass. Waco, Texas (PRWEB) March

2012-04-27 23:00:46

Shirley Camp, Retired University of Illinois County Extension Specialist provides five practical tips to help make canning at home simple, safe and fun for the whole family.

2009-04-14 16:05:00

Iconic glass jars are more relevant today than ever, helping consumers and foodies alike preserve their favorite fruits and vegetables, and save money DALEVILLE, Ind., April 14 /PRNewswire/ -- The iconic Ball(R) jar - named after the five Ball brothers from upstate New York to manufacture a glass fruit jar for home canning - is celebrating its 125th anniversary in 2009.

2008-08-13 18:00:23

By Valerie Phillips Deseret News Home canning is making a comeback, as rising grocery prices have spurred people to stretch their food budgets. Jarden Home Brands reports a 28 percent increase in the company's Ball canning products since 2007.


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2010-09-27 17:29:21

A Mason jar, invented by Rick Mason in 1858, is a glass jar used in canning to preserve food. Ball Corp. manufactured the jars early on and the name ball jar was also applied to the jars. In mass-production they have been replaced by other methods; however, in the home they are still widely used for canning. Usually the jars have a two piece lid composed of a inner flat metal which is covered by by a screw-on ring. The ring creates a vacuum with the lid during the canning process. So that...

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meacock
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).