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2014-01-29 23:24:50

35% of Women Turn to a Favorite Indulgence When Stressed; 71% Indulge at Least Once a Week Burlingame, CA (PRWEB) January 29, 2014 SheByShe™, a new women’s opinion site dedicated to giving women a voice, today announced the results of its “Guilty Pleasures” survey designed to explore how and why women turn to favorite indulgences. The survey found that stress is a top trigger causing women to turn to a favorite indulgence and that the majority of women indulge at least once a...


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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