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2013-10-16 23:24:01

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: World Modified & Controlled Atmosphere Packaging (MAP & CAP) Market 2013-2023. London (PRWEB) October 16, 2013 Report Details Although recent economic turmoil has put its stamp over many industries worldwide, the MAP & CAP industry continues to be robust and in many countries is expected to exhibit strong growth prospects. Developed nations are experiencing a saturated state at the moment, in terms of MAP & CAP,...


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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