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Celebration of Pennsylvania´s Technology Leaders & Innovators to be Held March 30, 2012 at the Whitaker Center in Harrisburg; Nominations Accepted at http://www.techquestawards.com Harrisburg, Penn. (PRWEB) December 30, 2011 The PA Tech Awards 2012 today announced the opening call for nominations for the annual gala that celebrates and honors the brightest technology leaders and innovators from across the state. Set for Wednesday March 30, 2012 at Whitaker Center for Science and...

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.'