flatling

flat·ling

 (flăt′lĭng) also flat·lings (-lĭngs)
adv. Chiefly British
With the flat side or edge of a sword.

flatling

(ˈflætlɪŋ)
adv
in a flat or prostrate position
adj, adv
with the flat side, as of a sword. Also (for adv): flatlings
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European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker has said that a EUR315bn investment plan to "kick start" the continent's flatling economy could create over one million jobs, telling the EU Parliament in Strasbourg "Europe needs a kick-start and today the Commission is providing the jump cable."
It is that post-war commitment to rebuilding our infrastructure that we need to regain now - to provide a kick-start to our flatling economy, to prevent the long-term social and economic costs of persistent long-term and youth unemployment, and to ensure we have the affordable homes that Britain desperately needs.
"According to Standard & Poor's latest forecast, GDP growth within the Gulf economies will reach 4.6 per cent in 2013, valuing the GCC economy at $1.5 trillion, which compares very favourably with many flatling western economies, facing prolonged austerity and sluggish growth," said GIBTM exhibition manager Lois Hall.