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2011-06-10 05:00:00

PHOENIX, June 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ClassicCars.com, the world's largest online classic vehicle marketplace, today announced that Hemmings Motor News, the world's most respected classic and collector car publisher, is endorsing the ClassicCars.com Certified Classic Vehicle(TM) program, launched two months ago. The announcement was accompanied by the unveiling of a new certification seal that incorporates both companies' logos. The seal will be displayed on both companies' websites and...

2011-04-29 10:16:00

BENNINGTON, Vt., April 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Hemmings Motor News, the world's most respected classic and collector car magazine, and ClassicCars.com, the world's largest online classic vehicle marketplace, today announced that the companies have been working closely to leverage each other's assets and expertise. The companies are working together to create engaging and industry-leading new services by combining content from Hemmings' widely respected editorial content with...


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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