Latest Pizza Hut Inc. Stories

2009-03-10 07:00:00

DALLAS, March 10 /PRNewswire/ -- BOOK IT! Beginners(R) announced today that it is featuring the Charlie and Lola book series in its 2009 read-aloud program. Created and sponsored by Pizza Hut(R), the program encourages teachers to read aloud to students in preschool and pre-kindergarten to develop a lifelong love for reading and books. The 2009 program launches March 2nd and lasts through April 24th. An estimated 35,000 preschools and child-care facilities will participate in the program...

2009-01-29 08:00:00

Pizza Company Adds Tuscani Lasagna to Line-up Just in Time for Sports Sunday DALLAS, Jan. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Football fans will turn their eyes to Tampa on February 1, but for the employees at more than 6,200 Pizza Hut restaurants across the country, their attention will be tuned to the kitchens and the phone lines. As football prepares to crown a new champion, Pizza Hut prepares for the company's biggest day of the year, one in which approximately 2.5 million orders are placed for pizza,...

Word of the Day
  • 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.'