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2011-05-11 07:00:00

SALT LAKE CITY, May 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Deseret Management Corporation (DMC), a for-profit arm of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, today announced the promotion of Jeff Simpson to President and CEO of Bonneville International. Simpson will continue to serve as COO of KSL Broadcasting. In this expanded role, he will oversee Bonneville's radio stations in Los Angeles, Seattle and Phoenix, as well as operations in Salt Lake City. Simpson has been with Deseret Media...


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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