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2011-08-01 11:46:00

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, N.J., Aug. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- AmeriPOD, a New Jersey based manufacturing company, could create up to 250 jobs in Dallas by opening a new facility to prefabricate building components for construction projects. "AmeriPOD is contemplating opening a new plant in Dallas that will create many jobs for the local community," said John Marino, Chairman at AmeriPOD. "Our plans to open a Dallas plant location are based on the construction demand in the area and being selected...


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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