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2012-09-20 23:00:37

Recognized for Economic, Environmental and Social Performance on Renowned Global Social Responsibility Index Ramsey, NJ (PRWEB) September 20, 2012 Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. (Konica Minolta) today announces that its parent company — Konica Minolta Holdings, Inc. — has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index for the first time in recognition of its economic, environmental and social performance. In addition, this is the fourth consecutive year...


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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