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2011-09-09 11:00:00

Paddle Zen of Austin, Texas will be holding a Stand Up Paddle Board event to raise funds for the victims of the Texas Wildfires. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) September 09, 2011 Paddle Zen of Austin, Texas will be holding a Stand Up Paddle Board race, Paddle Board demos and Paddle Board Yoga classes during a benefit with free beer and food, live music and a silent auction on Sunday, September 11. They have teamed up with the Austin Community Foundation to raise funds for the Central Texas Wildfire...


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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