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Study Shows Our Self Image Doesn't Change When We Look Ahead To The Future
2013-01-04 07:47:12

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Each New Year many of us take a look back at the year before and reflect on how we have changed. While we don´t change much over the course of a year, try looking back ten years. It is safe to say that many of us have changed a lot over the past decade. Now take a look into the future. What will you be like in ten years? It´s likely that most people view themselves the same in a decade as they are now–albeit with a...


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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