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2008-10-30 15:00:22

Earthworks Industries Inc. ("the Company") (TSX VENTURE: EWK) is pleased to report that, on October 26, 2008, the Wintun Environmental Protection Agency (WEPA) Board of Commissioners issued the Authority to Construct (ATC) for the Class III Municipal Solid Waste Landfill portion of the Cortina Waste Management Facility. The ATC was issued to Cortina Integrated Waste Management Inc. (CIWM), the Company's wholly owned U.S. subsidiary. The ATC represents one of the most significant steps at...


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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