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2013-08-30 23:17:28

Ruffalo joined key Zambian government officials and business and tribal leaders at an official ribbon cutting ceremony. Sioma, Zambia (PRWEB) August 30, 2013 Actor and activist Mark Ruffalo, who recently played "The Hulk" (The Avengers, 2012) joined key Zambian government officials and business and tribal leaders today at an official ribbon cutting ceremony for the first solar-powered micro-grid at a Zambian school. More than 100 people attended the event, including the...


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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