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January 2019

The Opposite of Auld Lange Syne

I tried to find an antonym for the phrase “Auld Lange Syne” and learned a lot. First, it’s a Scottish phrase coined in poetry by arguably the greatest Scottish literary author of all times, Robert Burns. Second, it means a collection of times past—a month of Sundays, eons of ages, etc. And third, it has no known antonyms. I was looking for a word that conveyed the “here, now and optimistic future” rather than the “there, then and bittersweet past” because I believe 2019 is going to be a landmark year for the glass and metal industry. So here are a few predictions about 2019. It will be a year… Read More »

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