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2011-07-15 07:35:00

Netflix members with the Nintendo 3DS hand-held system can now head over to the Nintendo eShop to download their very own free streaming application, according to Nintendo. Eventually, 3DS users will be able to watch 3D movies without special glasses, but currently, the 2D version of the App is available to give owners access to the Netflix movie library that can be streamed through Wi-Fi hubs around the country. Nintendo says that "an additional library of select movies that can be viewed in...


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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