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Business News Archive - January 18, 2008

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/reports/c80020) has announced the addition of "Analysis of British American Tobacco Plc" to their offering. Analysis of British American Tobacco plc.

The Hess Corporation, in partnership with an affiliate of ArcLight Capital Partners, LLC, today announced it is actively exploring plans to build an environmentally-advanced 512 megawatt gas fired electric power plant in Bayonne, New Jersey.

BREINIGSVILLE, Pa., Jan. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Buckeye Partners, L.P. (the "Partnership"), today announced that the Partnership had closed on its previously announced acquisition of Lodi Gas Storage, L.L.C.

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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