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2010-10-25 10:31:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Top entrepreneurs, executives and educators are teaching small business and supplier diversity courses through the New York & New Jersey Minority Supplier Development Council (The Council) web-based Council Virtual Academy (CVA). "Continuous business education and training for professionals is a necessity. Between the economy and the growing new technologies, it's important for both business owners and corporate executives to expand their...


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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