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2014-07-10 16:23:14

Glenmorangie has collaborated with celebrated artist Idris Khan to create an "Unnecessarily Well Made" piece of artwork, 'Disappearing Casks'. NEW YORK, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Glenmorangie, Scotland's favorite single malt whisky, today announced a partnership with internationally acclaimed artist Idris Khan to mark the release of Glenmorangie's rarest expression to date, Pride 1978. Sharing the brand's pioneering spirit and devotion to craft, Khan has drawn inspiration from...

2014-06-23 12:25:51

NEW YORK, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Glenmorangie, The 'Spirit of The Open' and Scotland's favorite single malt whisky, has announced a new campaign that invites golf fans around the world to identify the world's finest golf holes. The aim is to establish the ultimate list of the world's 18 most 'Unnecessarily Well Made Golf Holes.' http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131008/NY93955LOGO-b Glenmorangie takes great pride in the lengths to which it goes to create some of the...


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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