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2008-10-24 09:00:19

LSB Industries, Inc. ("LSB" or the "Company"), (NYSE Alternext US: LXU) announced today that its subsidiary, El Dorado Nitrogen, L.P. ("EDN") has completed its renewal and extension discussions with Bayer MaterialScience LLC ("Bayer") and will continue its strategic supply relationship into the next decade. The new five year Agreement provides for EDN to supply Bayer with its total requirements for nitric acid at its Baytown, Texas polyurethane intermediates complex. The EDN facility is a...


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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