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2008-09-11 06:00:20

Here at IBC (stand 3.A58), Mixed Signals, the leading provider of digital content monitoring solutions, today announced it is continuing expansion into the European marketplace with the addition of three new European channel business partners who specialize in serving cable, satellite, telecom and digital terrestrial television service providers. The partners are Divitel of the Netherlands, MoMe of Spain and Austria-based Normann Engineering, who will market and resell Mixed Signals'...


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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