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2011-08-04 06:50:00

MALVERN, Pa., Aug. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The NCHERM Campus Title IX Coordinator Certification and Training Course is being offered to 170 college and university administrators this week in St. Louis, MO. This event greatly surpassed the initial projection of participants and created a waiting list. To address continuing interest, NCHERM has scheduled a second Campus Title IX Coordinator Certification and Training Course and has broadened the attendance to include not just Title IX...


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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