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2009-11-16 07:45:00

LONDON, Nov. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT: Free Web seminar - an online panel discussion featuring The Planet, Proofpoint and TelecityGroup, followed by an interactive question and answer session with the panelists. WHO: Alexei Rodriguez, Senior Director of Operations and IT at Proofpoint, a leading provider of SaaS email security, archiving and compliance solutions Will Charnock, Vice President of Technology at The Planet, the global leader in IT hosting Rob Coupland, COO of...

2009-01-29 15:42:59

A survey of British office workers found 33 percent of respondents admitted to viewing pornography on their work computers. However, the survey of 400 office workers, carried out by e-mail security provider Proofpoint, found only 7 percent of those polled said they had been caught viewing inappropriate materials at work, The Daily Telegraph reported Thursday. A quarter of those polled said they had mistakenly sent an amorous e-mail to a co-worker that was meant for a significant other and 54...


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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