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2013-08-22 23:21:55

On Friday, September 13, Dominion Enterprises employees will put down their laptops and roll up their sleeves to make a lasting impact on their communities during the United Way’s 22nd Annual Day of Caring. Norfolk, VA (PRWEB) August 22, 2013 On Friday, September 13, Dominion Enterprises employees will put down their laptops and roll up their sleeves to make a lasting impact on their communities during the United Way’s 22nd Annual Day of Caring. This year, a record-breaking 170...


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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