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2011-08-22 07:00:00

Recent research by the FAA concludes that commercial pilots should be seriously concerned about the effects of diabetes, hypertension and coronary health on their ability to fly safely. Responding to the research, Maderia Beach, Florida-based Core Fitness Solution has started a residential fitness program focused on helping pilots adopt healthy lifestyles that will help them pass their flight physicals. St. Petersburg, FL (PRWEB) August 22, 2011 Core Fitness Solution launches Fly Healthy...


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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