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2007-01-25 15:00:54

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Jan. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CSX Corporation today announced the appointment of Alison Brown as vice president, Human Resources, effective immediately. The position reports to Bob Haulter, CSX Corporation's senior vice president, human resources and labor relations. In her new position, Brown will have responsibility for client HR functions in CSX Corporation and most subsidiaries. She will also oversee talent management, management staffing and Equal Opportunity...


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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