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2013-01-01 05:02:54

December 31st, 2012 - Vancouver, BC - Checkfront Inc., a cloud based Online Booking System has rolled out integration with Apple Passbook, offering an amazing end-to-end mobile experience for customers and merchants. Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) December 31, 2012 Passbook is an application from Apple designed to store membership cards, tickets, coupons, and reservations -- much like a digital wallet. It's great for customers as they don't have to carry around hard copies of reservations, and the...


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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