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2013-10-22 23:26:18

Leading natural beverage company Steaz today announced the appointments of Ralf Lottermann as Chairman of the Board and Linda Barron as Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. Doylestown, PA (PRWEB) October 22, 2013 Leading natural beverage company Steaz today announced the appointments of Ralf Lottermann as Chairman of the Board and Linda Barron as Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. “We are excited to expand our corporate family at Steaz by appointing two people...


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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