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necker's knob

dated A rounded knob mounted to the steering wheel of an automobile so that it may be steered with one hand. So called because the driver (typically male) is able to place his arm around his girlfriend or wife. My grandfather gave me his old Cadillac, which still had the necker's knob on the wheel from when he first started courting my grandmother.
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We use a catchy necker on the bottle, which lets them find our particular wine quickly among dozens or more of other bottles.
In two or three years,' says Neckers, "we'll know a little more about its potential.
Douglas Neckers and Maria Muro-Small explained that many of the plastics found in hundreds of everyday products begin with a group of chemical raw materials termed olefins that come from petroleum, which includes ethylene, propylene and butadiene - the building blocks for familiar plastics like polyethylene, polyester, polyvinyl chloride and polystyrene.
Point-of-purchase displays and materials include recipe booklets, case cards and shelf talkers with pockets for recipe booklets, picnic tables and umbrellas, and bottle neckers.
Sutter Home has a full line of eye-catching merchandising materials using a "Back to the Diner" theme promoting the annual contest, including 3-D mass and mini-mass displays with 1 950s style red neon sign; a Diner-ette standee holding a tray of burger, fries and a bottle of Sutter Home wine; similar-looking case cards and price cards; and bottle neckers with contest rules, burger recipes and coupons.
On-premise support will include banners, table tents and bottle neckers containing 1990 pocket calendars, while off-premise accounts will receive combination display cards/case cards, banners and bottle neckers detailing the sweepstakes.
Sutter Home has a full line of eye-catching merchandising materials using a "Back to the Diner" theme promoting the annual contest, including 3-D mass and mini-mass displays with 1950s style red neon sign; a Diner-ette standee holding a tray of burger, fries and a bottle of Sutter Home wine; similar-looking case cards and price cards; and bottle neckers with contest rules, burger recipes and coupons.
A national marketing campaign is supporting the contest; in-store merchandising materials include inflatable rafts, case cards with entry forms and bottle neckers.