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Teens Drinking Hand Sanitizer To Get Drunk
2012-04-25 04:43:50

The adolescent years are notoriously difficult. Teenagers have a myriad of problems and issues to navigate through in addition to learning new societal roles and dealing with a rocky sea of hormones. Taking these things into consideration, it almost makes sense why some teens choose to experiment with drugs and alcohol. However, with drugs and alcohol becoming increasingly difficult to obtain as a youngster, some teens go to extreme lengths to either find the same effects of alcohol or act...


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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