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2014-04-07 16:26:12

ARDEN HILLS, Minn., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Pin A Meal, Give A Meal campaign is in full swing, running through May 31. With one in six Americans struggling with hunger, this campaign creates hope - and a way to help. In partnership with Feeding America(®) - the nation's largest domestic hunger-relief organization - the Land O'Lakes Foundation and Land O'Lakes Dairy Foods team are delivering easy recipe ideas and hunger relief, all in one. For every Land O'Lakes recipe...

2010-02-24 12:00:00

MINNEAPOLIS, Feb. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- In today's challenging economic environment, it is essential that cooperatives aggressively pursue member interests in the economic, political and social arenas, Land O'Lakes Chairman of the Board Pete Kappelman today told delegates and visitors at the national food and agricultural cooperative's 89th Annual Meeting in Minneapolis. "This past year has been difficult and stressful across the economy, and agriculture has been no exception," Kappelman told...

Word of the Day
  • 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.'