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2012-10-05 23:03:51

Rock ℠Em Apparel Offers New Line of Customized Nike Elite Basketball Socks in Honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month -- Sales of Pink Kevin "Durantula" Durant Inspired Designs to Benefit Kay Yow Cancer Fund Orlando, Florida (PRWEB) October 05, 2012 Orlando based apparel company Rock ℠Em Apparel has launched a new line of customized pink athletic socks in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The company unveiled it´s three newest designs that include two Kevin...

2009-01-24 16:37:36

Kay Yow, who coached women's basketball at North Carolina State for 38 years and a Gold Medal Olympic team in 1988, died Saturday of breast cancer. Yow, 66, was first diagnosed with cancer in 1987, The (Raleigh,N.C.) News & Observer reported. The disease recurred in 2004. Her team had a final visit with her this week at WakeMed Cary Hospital. Yow played basketball in high school in Gibsonville, N.C. She went to East Carolina University, which had no women's basketball team, but got her...


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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