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Business News Archive - October 03, 2010

HAIFA, Israel, October 3, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Elbit Systems Ltd.

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Last night, 13 National Safety Council Defensive Driving Courses instructors were recognized as Instructors of the Year category winners. These 13 were chosen among 9,000 certified DDC instructors. One of the 13 instructors, Matthew E.

CALGARY, Oct. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Cathay Pacific Airways and WestJet today announced they will begin a new code-share arrangement with immediate effect, providing passengers with a wider choice and greater connectivity when travelling between Hong Kong and Canada.

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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