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2012-09-07 23:01:04

Last week the Obama Administration finalized historic 54.5 Miles Per Gallon Fuel Efficiency Standards. On Thursday, August 30th, Congressman Mike Quigley, Mike Douba from Argonne National Laboratory, State Representative Ann Williams, and Jeff Riley with the Pew Environment Group explained the important benefits for consumers, the auto industry, Illinois, and the nation. Chicago, Illinois (PRWEB) September 06, 2012 Congressman Mike Quigley, Mike Douba of Argonne National Laboratory, State...


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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