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2008-06-16 09:01:05

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - June 16, 2008) - Macarthur Minerals Limited (TSX VENTURE:MMS) today advises that it has received an updated resource estimate from Hellman & Schofield Pty Ltd ("H&S") for the Lake Giles magnetite iron ore project in Western Australia. Since H&S estimated the resources, and compiled a NI 43-101 Technical Report for the project in October 2007, Macarthur has drilled a further 21 RC holes, and five diamond holes in the Clark Hill North...


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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