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Bottle

A British slang term for either 2 pounds or 200 pounds. The term derives from "bottle of glue," which rhymes with two. It is an example of Cockney rhyming slang.
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If some bottled water is similar in quality to tap water, why bother?
Indeed, says Stephen Kay, vice president of communications for the International Bottled Water Association (IBWA) of Alexandria, Virginia, water cooler bottles already enjoy a 99% reclamation rate, although they can only be reused so many times before they simply wear out.
The authors were also interested in the levels of fluoride in bottled water versus tap water.
Bottled water is comprehensively regulated as a packaged food product.
He sees many dairy customers with bottle lines dedicated to 1-gal HDPE milk jugs, who want to expand into bottled water.
A widening spectrum of bottled water types are crowding the market, including spring, mineral, purified, distilled, carbonated, oxygenated, caffeinated and vitamin-enriched, as well as flavors, such as lemon or strawberry, and specific brands aimed at children.
Some people in developing countries are increasingly turning to bottled water to meet their daily needs, a red flag for some critics.