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2008-09-16 06:00:15

Tsavo Media (www.tsavo.com), a new company focused on delivering highly relevant experiences to today's digital consumers, announced today that it has opened a headquarters office at 2525 Main Street in Santa Monica. At the same time, Tsavo announced that the company has acquired Better, Inc., a technology-enabled services provider in the search engine marketing sector. Founded in 2004 by entrepreneur Ben Padnos, the company provides a variety of services ranging from SEO and PPC...


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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