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2014-01-30 23:30:13

Husson University announced today that it will showcase its new Southern Maine campus at a grand opening ceremony on Tuesday, February 4 at 12:00 p.m. The event, featuring a ribbon cutting, will celebrate the variety of advanced educational opportunities now available to Southern Maine area students and employers through this respected institution of higher learning. Bangor, Maine (PRWEB) January 30, 2014 Husson University announced today that it will showcase its new Southern Maine...

2012-09-18 23:02:09

The Deborah Morton award, first presented in 1961, was the first annual award in Maine to honor women´s achievements, specifically those who have achieved high distinction in their careers and public service or whose leadership in civic, cultural or social causes has been exceptional. Portland, Maine (PRWEB) September 18, 2012 The University of New England celebrated a long-held tradition of honoring outstanding Maine women of achievement at the 51st Annual Deborah Morton Convocation...

2012-05-06 23:00:58

The city of Portland, Oregon will have an opportunity to watch the award-winning Today in America TV in the month of May. Coral Springs, FL (PRWEB) May 06, 2012 Cities are named after people or famous historical facts. However, the city of Portland, Oregon was decided by a flip of the coin. The coin which was flipped was an 1835 Liberty Head Large Cent, known as the Portland Penny. This is rather fitting for a city that is as liberal as they come and welcoming to all. Today in America TV...


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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