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2011-04-06 07:49:00

ATLANTA, April 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Uplink, an industry pioneer and trusted source for cellular alarm communicators since 1996, announced today that the company's GSM communicators for commercial burglary and fire applications have received Underwriters Laboratory (UL) Listing. UL is an independent organization that conducts safety testing and certification on products worldwide. Uplink's fire and burglary systems were tested and met the rigorous compliance requirements necessary to earn...


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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