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2011-11-13 08:00:00

Carbon monoxide poisoning is a serious threat to homeowners during the winter months, but there are steps that local residents can take in order to lower their risk. Burlington, NC (PRWEB) November 13, 2011 The local team at the Harper Agency knows that winter can be a stressful time for homeowners. Severe storms, home heating mishaps and slippery, icy conditions can all lead to claims on NC homeowners insurance policies, but thatâs why they are there to provide financial...

2011-10-26 07:00:00

The presence of colorless, odorless Carbon Monoxide in the home or office is a serious threat that can cause serious illness and even death. CO poisoning can be avoided by following a few simple steps from All Hands Fire Equipment. Neptune, NJ (PRWEB) October 26, 2011 Carbon Monoxide (CO) is invisible, has no smell, and can be deadly. Carbon Monoxide Detectors have grown in popularity in recent years and are responsible for saving countless lives worldwide. It is estimated that each year...

2011-10-08 16:00:00

Amica Insurance reminds people that National Fire Prevention week is a good time to brush up on fire safety. Lincoln, RI (PRWEB) October 08, 2011 House fires kill thousands of people and cause billions of dollars worth of damage each year. Thatâs why Amica Insurance supports National Fire Prevention Week and is urging homeowners to take steps now to protect their homes and families. âœSmoke detectors are a top priority,â said Sean Welch, a...

2011-09-26 07:00:00

A new bill signed into law by Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger on May 7, 2010 requires all dwellings in the state of California to currently be equipped with carbon monoxide (CO) detectors. All-Guardâs professionally installed state-of-the-art carbon monoxide detectors from Honeywell, First Alert and System Sensor, are monitored 24/7. Hayward, CA (PRWEB) September 26, 2011 All dwellings in the state of California are now required to be equipped with carbon monoxide (CO)...


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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