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2013-05-03 23:23:41

The world's first jet-powered man will make his first public U.S. flights at the world's largest general aviation gathering. Yves "Jetman" Rossy will demonstrate his jetwing during the weeklong Experimental Aircraft Association event. Oshkosh, WI (PRWEB) May 03, 2013 Yves “Jetman” Rossy, the world´s first jet-powered man, will make his first public U.S. flights this summer at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh, showcasing the cutting edge of human flight at The World´s Greatest...


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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