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Entertainment News Archive - September 17, 2009

NEW YORK, Sept. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Commemorate the end of the first decade of the 21st Century with the world's best resource for amazing feats and inspirational attainments - Guinness World Records 2010.

RIDERS SPIN FOR SKI RACING SAFETY AND ADAPTIVE SPORTS BURLINGTON, Vt., Sept.

WASHINGTON, Sept. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Joy Zinoman, the Founding Artistic Director has announced that she will retire from The Studio Theatre on September 1, 2010.

CLINTON, Iowa, Sept. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Ashford University is sponsoring a tennis clinic for Iowa's Special Olympics Organization (SOIA) on September 30( )from 6:00-7:30 p.m.

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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