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Latest Acacia mangium Stories

2012-01-04 08:00:00

The Social Network Life-Sciences.net features the latest scientific publications in the Forestry Sciences. The most recently featured articles deal with wood-based molding bonded with citric acid and radial variations in the anatomical characteristics and density of the wood of Acacia mangium of five different provenances in Indonesia. These as well as all other articles are now available on a new mobile website. (PRWEB) January 04, 2012 The Forestry Sciences Social Network...


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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