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2011-12-13 08:00:00

Oxiem Interactive Closes 2011 with Awards for Exceptional Web Marketing Columbus, Ohio (PRWEB) December 13, 2011 Oxiem Interactive, an integrated marketing agency, is making room in the trophy cabinet for awards bestowed recently by the Columbus American Marketing Association (AMA) and the Columbus Society of Communicating Artists (CSCA) for outstanding Web work. Oxiem received awards in the âœBest Websiteâ and âœBest Online...


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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