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2008-10-02 06:00:15

With this year marking 29 years of NBA action in the Western Conference for the Dallas Mavericks, the franchise is preparing for a promising season with a state of the art fitness center featuring top of the line fitness equipment from leading manufacturer Nautilus, Inc. (NYSE: NLS). Looking to add to their Conference and Division titles, an 11- piece assortment of Nautilus equipment is being installed this month at the American Airlines Center, the arena the Mavericks call home. The hand...

2007-06-13 06:01:05

A new fitness club considered to be a flagship club for China's burgeoning fitness industry opened this month in the prestigious Jin Mao Tower, one of the tallest buildings in the world. The 32,000 square-foot (3,000 meter) Will's Gym contains wall-to-wall equipment from pure fitness company Nautilus, Inc. (NYSE: NLS), occupying two floors of the 88-story landmark skyscraper in the Pudong district of Shanghai, among the world's top 25 population centers. It is the eighth and largest club...


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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