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2008-06-17 09:00:25

Attention: News, Technology and Business Reporters and Editors Primus Telecommunications Canada Inc., today announced an extended three year contract with The Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) to host and provide managed services for mls.ca, one of the busiest websites in Canada with more than four million unique visitors every month. Agents and customers visiting the mls.ca website will continue to experience fast response rates and near 100 per cent up time. As part of the...


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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