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2012-07-17 23:02:30

As Consumers Fear Power Bill Hike from Carbon Tax, Everest Electrical Enhances Services to Help Public Save on Energy Costs Sydney, Australia (PRWEB) July 17, 2012 Australia is currently making global headlines with the launching of the carbon tax as the centre of the government´s sweeping policies to fight against climate change. Described as “the most comprehensive carbon price scheme outside Europe,” electrical bills will now include a fee for every tonne of carbon...


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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