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2010-11-09 08:41:00

ASHEVILLE, N.C., Nov. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A natural products manufacturing facility believed to be the first of its kind in the country recently opened at the Enka site of Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100908/DC61634LOGO) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100908/DC61634LOGO) The facility is a division of Blue Ridge Food Ventures, an agribusiness incubator and job-creation initiative of the regional...


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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