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2014-08-12 23:09:12

Rebecca R. Rubin interviews Dr. Mark Dunning, President of the American Water Resources Association. Fredericksburg, VA (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 "Climate change has ushered in a 'new normal' that includes extreme weather events, sea level rise and water shortages," says Dr. Mark Dunning, President of the American Water Resources Association, in a just released interview with Rebecca R. Rubin, President and CEO of Marstel-Day. As part of Marstel-Day's ongoing series,...


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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