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2012-10-03 23:01:02

Carbon Belch Day will take place around the globe giving individuals the opportunity to voice their protest over the increasingly militant stance of the global warming community. Fort Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) October 02, 2012 Carbon Belch Day will take place around the globe giving individuals the opportunity to voice their protest over the increasingly militant stance of the global warming community and their theories of man-made global warming and the dangers of the "carbon footprint". At...


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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