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2012-06-05 23:00:25

Instant Wisdom Productions announces feature pieces on CNN Airport Network and US Air In-Flight Network for its line of screensavers and DVDs that keep inspiring motivational quotes & tips in front of users throughout the day. Visit Instant Wisdom Productions at: http://www.InstantWisdomProductions.com Weston, FL (PRWEB) June 05, 2012 Instant Wisdom Production´s unique line of motivational screensavers and DVDs are currently being featured on the CNN Airport Network and the US Air...


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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