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2013-07-08 23:19:01

Francis V. Schwenk, a veterinarian and animal lover, is commenting on strategies for diagnosing and treating allergies in animals. Tulsa, Oklahoma (PRWEB) July 08, 2013 Francis V. Schwenk, a veterinary professional, devotes his time to helping pet owners provide proper care for their four-legged friends. He explains that allergy season is often a miserable experience for humans, but that pets frequently deal with equal amounts of suffering due to their own allergies. A new article offers...


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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