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2008-07-28 18:00:38

WESTPORT, Conn., July 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Tres Palacios Gas Storage LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Westport, CT-based NGS Energy LP announced today that an open season for capacity will be held Monday, July 28 through Thursday, September 4, 2008. 1 BCF of Firm Storage Service (FSS) at the new high performance salt dome storage facility located in Matagorda County, Texas will be awarded to credit worthy bidders at or above the set minimum bidding requirements. The FSS is available to...


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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