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Discounted Healthy Foods Encourage Healthy Eating
2013-03-19 13:50:53

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Americans are pretty good at knowing what they should and shouldn´t eat. One would be hard pressed to find someone who looks at a cheeseburger and sees a healthy meal. Yet there exists a significant gap between what we know we should eat and what we choose when meal time comes around. One of the most common excuses for not eating a healthier diet is the high cost of organic foods, produce and other natural foods. In South...


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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