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2009-03-22 21:33:00

Andre Clarke Appointed New Zealand Country Manager AUCKLAND, New Zealand, March 23 /PRNewswire/ -- The growth partnership company, Frost & Sullivan, has announced the launch of an office in New Zealand to service a growing client base among both local and multi-national organisations as well as in the NZ public sector. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081117/FSLOGO) At the same time, the company has announced the appointment of Andre Clarke as New Zealand Country Manager....


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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