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2014-01-13 08:25:39

LONDON, January 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With large snow storms hitting the USA in January 2014, salt demand is peaking and some municipalities already fear a lack of supply. For instance in Springfield (Montana), officials announced in January that stocks of salt were low and salt suppliers were running out of inventory. Officials said they had used more salt during the first storm of 2014 than they did during the entirety of last winter. Other municipalities in Pennsylvania...

2008-07-30 09:00:45

Spanish clean power company Iberdrola Renovables has sold the output of the first phase of the commercial-scale Dry Lake wind project in Arizona, US, to electricity utility Salt River Project. The Dry Lake wind project will be located approximately 18 miles northwest of Snowflake, Arizona, on a combination of private, state and Bureau of Land Management (BLM) public lands. The project will be just east of Arizona State Highway 377 and Dry Lake, southwest of Holbrook and the I-40 corridor....


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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