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2013-11-07 23:04:01

Vanguard Emergency Management, a joint venture of The Louis Berger Group, Inc., Atkins Global and Tidal Basin Government Consulting, has been awarded a contract with the Federal Emergency Management Agency for housing inspection services, valued at a maximum of $163 million per awardee. Morristown, N.J. (PRWEB) November 07, 2013 Vanguard Emergency Management (Vanguard), a joint venture of The Louis Berger Group, Inc. (Louis Berger), Atkins Global and Tidal Basin Government Consulting, has...


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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