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2014-01-28 16:28:37

DALLAS, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- John Rochon Jr., the chairman of CVSL Inc.'s investment committee [OTCQB: CVSL], said today that CVSL has sold all of its remaining shares of Blyth, Inc. and no longer holds any equity position in Blyth. Last fall, CVSL indicated publicly that it had acquired a stake in Blyth. On October 29, 2013, CVSL announced that it had proposed a business combination with Blyth, under which CVSL would acquire all public common shares of Blyth for a per...


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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