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2008-08-08 09:01:16

Verticent, Inc., a vertically centric developer of enterprise software solutions for metal service centers and metal fabricators, announced today that Commercial Fluid Power will implement the Verticent ERP solution at each of its six plants. Commercial Fluid Power, with headquarters in Dover, OH is a leading steel tubing service center and steel machining company concentrating on the fluid power industry. Rich Finnicum, CFO, commented, "We have two unique sides to our business. First,...


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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