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2013-04-18 23:01:57

KINBER, the Keystone Initiative for Network Based Education and Research, announced today that Bucks County-based telecommunications provider, Sunesys, LLC., completed the construction of a 1600-mile, high speed fiber optic network across the state of Pennsylvania to benefit the sectors of education, research, healthcare, workforce development, government and economic development. State College, PA (PRWEB) April 18, 2013 The Keystone Initiative for Network Based Education and Research...


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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