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2012-12-30 05:00:42

Celebrate with New Live Locations and Updated App Features New York (PRWEB) December 29, 2012 Join EarthCam on December 31st for the biggest party of the year...New Year's Eve! Now with new exciting locations, EarthCam's global camera network brings everyone to the heart of the excitement in Times Square and countries around the world including Hungary, Japan and the UK with live streaming views and the sounds of the final countdown to Midnight. Stay tuned for EarthCam's live webcast,...


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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