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2013-03-26 23:03:24

Study Shows Lower Electricity Prices, More Jobs, Lower Emissions. Dunkirk, New York (PRWEB) March 26, 2013 An independent study just released shows that the proposed repowering of the Dunkirk, New York Generating Station would provide remarkable benefits to electricity ratepayers, as well as significant economic benefits locally, regionally and across New York State. Rather than import power from out of state or even out of the country, the Dunkirk repowering project will help ensure that...

Word of the Day
  • 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.'