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2014-05-07 08:25:51

HOUSTON and SALT LAKE CITY, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Stratex Oil & Gas Holdings, Inc. (OTCBB: STTX) ("Stratex") and Richfield Oil & Gas Company (OTCQX: ROIL) ("Richfield") announced today that the two companies, together with Richfield Acquisition Corp. ("RAC"), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Stratex, have entered into an Agreement and Plan of Merger (the "Merger Agreement"), pursuant to which, subject to the satisfaction or waiver of certain conditions, RAC will merge with...


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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