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2012-02-17 08:00:00

Martin Smith, Director Marketing for Raleigh web developers Atlantic BT, sees Internet marketing time collapsing. Smith, a cancer survivor, hosts the first real time Meetup at the Atlantic BT Center in Raleigh on 2.21.12. Can Newsjacking and the real time web help cure cancer? Smith and a rapidly growing team of Internet marketers hope to prove the social web's power. Raleigh, North Carolina (PRWEB) February 17, 2012 As an Internet Marketer Martin Smith, Director Marketing for Raleigh web...


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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