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2013-03-06 23:01:07

Country music artist Josh Turner granted the wish of a 75-year-old fan on hospice care with a behind-the-scenes tour of the Grand Ole Opry and a private meeting. Nashville, TN (PRWEB) March 06, 2013 Kenneth McNeil, 75, knows just about every country artist of the past seven decades. He can sing along to almost every song, but pays special attention to Josh Turner - "the young one who sounds like Johnny Cash." "He's got that nice deep voice," McNeil said, comparing Turner to the late Cash....


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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