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2010-06-15 11:24:00

NEW YORK, June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Celebrate Summer in style with Paperless Post's (www.paperlesspost.com) new collection of invitations and cards! Whether a backyard BBQ, Fourth of July party, pool party or beach picnic, users can choose from a wide array of fun, chic, seasonal designs for all Summer entertaining needs. This collection furthers Paperless Post's commitment to classic, personal, thoughtful and eco-friendly cards and invitations. "We're excited about this fun, new...


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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