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2009-02-22 14:37:17

Amateur Danny Lee became the youngest golfer to ever win on the European Tour with a one-stroke victory Sunday at the Johnnie Walker Classic in Australia. In Sunday's fourth round in Perth, the 18-year-old New Zealander shot 5-under-par 67, closing with birdies at 17 and 18. His overall total, 17-under 271, beat Japan's Hiroyuki Fujita (67), Chile's Felipe Aguilar (68) and England's Ross McGowan (70), all of whom finished 16-under 272. My English is not 100 percent and I get really nervous...

2006-04-05 03:23:43

By Michael Rechtshaffen LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Ideally suited as the opener of the eighth Method Fest, the annual Calabasas, Calif.-based film festival where the focus is on the acting, "Dreamland" is an atmospheric ensemble piece boasting several richly portrayed characters. Director Jason Matzner's first feature, which played at Sundance, surveys the lives and aspirations of a group of young people living in a remote trailer park in the New Mexico desert as seen...

2006-04-05 01:44:39

By Michael Rechtshaffen LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Ideally suited as the opener of the eighth Method Fest, the annual Calabasas, Calif.-based film festival where the focus is on the acting, "Dreamland" is an atmospheric ensemble piece boasting several richly portrayed characters. Director Jason Matzner's first feature, which played at Sundance, surveys the lives and aspirations of a group of young people living in a remote trailer park in the New Mexico desert as seen...


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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