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2008-12-23 14:47:54

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said that Coca-Cola Co's claims that its Diet Coke Plus include a variety of vitamins and minerals, does not meet the agency's standards. "The FDA does not consider it appropriate to fortify snack foods such as carbonated beverages," the agency said in a December 10 letter to the beverage giant released on Tuesday. The letter also said that the label on the product does not include the additional amounts of nutrients included in the "plus" products as 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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