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2008-10-20 15:00:20

On October 30, November 1, 8, 13 and 15, 2008 San Francisco Parlor Opera will perform W.A. Mozart's masterpiece Cosi Fan Tutte. All performances will take place at their new location at 1652 Hayes Street in San Francisco. Cosi Fan Tutte is a comic exploration of love and infidelity in spectacular Mozart style. Under the direction of Cole Grissom the story is updated and placed firmly on fashion forward. The cast includes Patricia Urbano as Fiordiligi, Elizabeth O'Neill as Dorabella, Cole...


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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