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2008-09-13 03:00:20

By Smith, Melissa Diane Here's how to get an "A" in giving your kids the foods they need for a healthy start to the school year It's back-to-School time again-time to make the grade by providing safe, enjoyable lunches and after-school snacks for your kids. It's a tall order to make food that your kids will not only actually like, but also is nutritious enough to maximize their learning potential. It can be even more of a challenge to make food that's completely gluten- free. Here's a...


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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