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2010-07-20 07:10:00

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand, July 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Local, healthful food is now for sale, swap or giveaway worldwide - yet in too many cases, the larger community is unaware of this desirable commodity. Locavore365.org, an organization dedicated to helping people almost anywhere in the world advertise and find locally grown food, fruits and vegetables, offers a solution with the launch of http://www.locavore365.org. Better yet, the site is completely free to use. The new site leverages...


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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