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2014-03-27 16:24:22

LOS ANGELES, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- What: Flip Flop Shops invites fans to come meet professional "soul surfer" and Cobian Ambassador Bethany Hamilton at its Universal CityWalk shop on Saturday, March 29, 2014 from 12 noon - 3 p.m. for an autograph signing event. Bethany will be celebrating the retail launch of her new Cobian Limited Edition Signature Sandal, available for purchase at the event. A...


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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