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2014-03-31 23:37:00

PreCheck’s Vice President of Compliance, Vu Do, recently attended the conference on criminal background checks held at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce on March 6, 2014. Houston, TX (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 PreCheck, Inc., a healthcare exclusive background screening and employment qualification firm, recently attended the March 6th criminal background checks conference cosponsored by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the Consumer Data Industry Association (CDIA), and the National Association of...

2013-10-28 23:01:07

California delegation to meet with members of Congress, according to Americans for Reform Washington, DC (PRWEB) October 28, 2013 With immigration the next big topic before Congress, top faith, law enforcement, agricultural, and business leaders are heading to Washington, D.C. from around the nation to push for reform, according to Americans for Reform (AFR), the group coordinating the effort. These leaders -- including a large delegation from California -- will meet in the nation’s...


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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