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2012-12-04 05:03:17

Kohl´s and the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Team up with Aaron Rodgers to help fight childhood cancer and blood disorders Milwaukee, WI (PRWEB) December 03, 2012 Metro Milwaukee: Kohl´s Department Stores will donate 5 percent of every toy purchase made between Dec. 1 and Dec. 12, up to $100,000,  to the MACC Fund (Midwest Athletes Against Childhood Cancer, Inc.) as part of the Aaron Rodgers 12 Days of Christmas program. Giving new meaning to the number on Rodgers´...


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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