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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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The only reason she even bothers to buy bottled water is for the convenience of the bottle; otherwise, she said it all tastes the same.
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.
In a way, this confirms our fears about bottled water - that in some cases it's not better than what comes out of the tap,'' said Rep.
He sees many dairy customers with bottle lines dedicated to 1-gal HDPE milk jugs, who want to expand into bottled water.
Our Bottled Water in Greece report offers a comprehensive guide to the size and shape of the market at a national level.
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.
California is the largest bottled water market in the United States, consuming one-quarter of all bottled water sold in the country, Neuwirth said.
Our Bottled Water in the UK report offers a comprehensive guide to the size and shape of the market at a national level.
Some people in developing countries are increasingly turning to bottled water to meet their daily needs, a red flag for some critics.