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2009-08-07 06:38:16

Israeli singer David Broza received Spain's royal medal of honor for his contribution to Spanish-Israeli relations and promoting tolerance, Israeli media said. During a concert performance in Tel Aviv to promote his latest album Wednesday evening, a representative of the Spanish Embassy in Israel handed the 53-year-old singer, songwriter a medal from the king. A statement released by King Juan Carlos 1 said Broza was awarded the country's Civil Order Medal of Honor, which grants him all the...


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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