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2010-05-05 02:00:00

PARIS, May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Zodiac Marine & Pool has outsourced the delivery and management of a new, global, all-Internet-protocol communications infrastructure to Verizon Business. This will enable the company to realize cost and management efficiencies as well as enhance its overall communications capabilities. Verizon Business will fully manage a secure private IP network connecting Zodiac's headquarters in Paris and its operations in Australia, China, Canada, Finland, France,...


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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