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2013-09-12 23:27:38

New international collaborations to anticipate the future and create strategies for the Greater Caribbean Basin were developed at the first "Caribe 2013" conference organized by the Observatory of the Colombian Caribbean and The Millennium Project. (PRWEB) September 12, 2013 Over 125 government leaders, futurists, consultants, and experts in various subjects from more than 15 countries came to Cartagena, Colombia September 5-6, 2013 to participate in the first Congress of...


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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