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Business News Archive - May 08, 2007

NEW YORK, May 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- A dramatic 397-foot long mural recently installed at the new American Airlines terminal at John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) underscores the facility's status as one of the world's premier domestic and international gateways.

Vita Food Products and Cadbury Schweppes Americas Beverages have come together to launch a new line of savory soda-flavored sauces and marinades.

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/reports/c56156) has announced the addition of Mexico Food And Drink Report Q1 2007 to their offering. The Mexico Food & Drink Report provides independent forecasts and competitive intelligence on Mexico's food & drink industry.

BNSF Railway Company today announced significant enhancements to its proposed Southern California International Gateway (SCIG) based on input from residents, community leaders, and elected and port officials.

Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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