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2014-02-20 16:21:08

5K, 10K, Music and More Featured at April 10 Event DALLAS, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The White Rock Lake Conservancy in cooperation with the City of Dallas Park and Recreation Department will host Celebration! White Rock, a one-night race and festival, on Thursday, April 10, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Celebration! White Rock will feature a 5K race, a 10K race, music and more. Race registration is at celebrationwhiterock.org. "White Rock hosts hundreds of events every year, from marathons...


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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