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Jobs Promised Job For Life, Lawsuit Filed
2012-08-21 14:41:22

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Wayne Goodrich, who claims to have been a “sounding board” for Apple´s late co-founder and CEO Steve Jobs is now suing Apple for wrongful termination. According to Goodrich, Steve Jobs himself had promised him a lifelong position with the Cupertino company. Goodrich now claims he was fired just months after Jobs´ passing for no legitimate reason, despite Jobs´ promise to him. Goodrich´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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