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2010-10-14 05:35:00

STOCKHOLM, October 14, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Peak Performance is launching The Rescue Operation - a challenging and fun educational online game, which offers both beautiful scenery and dramatic suspense. Through the challenging gameplay you experience the full potential of the Black Light collection, which up to this point is one of Peak Performances most technically refined alpine collections, developed for and by mountain guides. By playing the game and performing well you can win an...


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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