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2008-06-17 03:00:35

Tideworks Technology(R) Inc., a leading provider of full-service terminal management and planning software solutions, today announced the availability of Digital Bridge(TM), a Web-based, real-time, comprehensive graphical application that allows terminal personnel to monitor and respond to terminal activities immediately. Digital Bridge has been successfully deployed at three vastly different terminals -- Terminal 18 in Seattle, Pacific Container Terminal in Long Beach, Calif. and Manzanillo...


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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