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2014-01-17 16:22:57

The original production offers an inside look at some of the most successful companies in Latin America MIAMI, Jan. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Discovery en Espanol travels to Latin America in MISION INNOVACION, an original miniseries that goes beyond the brands for an inside look at the history, operations and successes of some of the region's most prestigious companies. MISION INNOVACION will air Mondays at 7PM E/ 4PM P starting January 27. (Logo:...

2014-01-15 08:25:19

-- Chief Digital Officer Will Transition to Oversee Discovery's Expanding International Business Operations -- SILVER SPRING, Md., Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Discovery Communications today announced that JB Perrette will become the next President of Discovery Networks International. Perrette takes over for 23-year Discovery veteran Mark Hollinger, who announced his resignation in September. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140115/PH46834 ) "JB is one of the smartest...

2014-01-08 23:22:59

Inaugural Paralegal Cruise to Incorporate Paralegal Education, Electronic Discovery Technology and Best Practices in Professional Networking Event Seattle, WA (PRWEB) January 08, 2014 Digital WarRoom, the leading platform for accessible, affordable ediscovery, will sponsor an education and networking cruise “Paralegals Navigating Perilous Waters”, to take place January 31 – February 2nd 2014. The 3-day cruise from Miami to Nassau, Bahamas, will provide paralegals from across the US...

2014-01-03 08:24:09

-- Extension Provides Management Stability Through the End of the Decade -- SILVER SPRING, Md., Jan. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Discovery Communications is pleased to announce the extension of President and CEO David Zaslav's employment contract through the end of the decade. "David has done a superb job. He built a strong management team that has expanded the company's reach and relevance, increased its market share domestically and around the world, and created a bigger, stronger...


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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