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2013-07-17 23:18:30

Manchester Business School Miami Center partners with British Canadian Chamber of Trade and Commerce. Miami, FL (PRWEB) July 17, 2013 Manchester Business School has partnered with the British Canadian Chamber of Trade and Commerce to grow positive business relationships between MBS’ Global MBA program, students and business leaders on both sides of the Atlantic. MBS Miami Director Melissa Holland made the trip to Toronto on July 8 to help welcome the new British High Commissioner to...


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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