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2012-10-05 23:00:03

Rainwater Observatory and Planetarium, announces the presentation of Jupiter: Giant of the Solar System at the Mississippi Planetarium. Learn more at Rainwaterobservatory.org. French Camp, MS (PRWEB) October 05, 2012 Rainwater Observatory and Planetarium (http://www.rainwaterobservatory.org) in French Camp, Mississippi will be offering a free public program called “Jupiter: Giant of the Solar System.” This presentation will be presented on Friday, November 9, 2012, starting at...


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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