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2013-08-14 23:18:20

New Sets Promise Big Building Fun Hatfield, PA (PRWEB) August 14, 2013 K’NEX Brands, the US construction toy company focused on Building Worlds Kids Love ®, is pleased to introduce four new roller coasters to its hugely popular Thrill Ride line of building sets. Sure to spark creativity, these K’NEX coaster building sets offer explosive fun for builders ages 9+, and include American made rods and connectors. K’NEX Thrill Ride building sets have been a favorite among fans since...

2013-07-23 23:30:23

Personal injury lawyer David Perecman of The Perecman Firm calls for a thorough investigation of the Six Flags roller coaster accident in which a woman died after falling from the Texas Giant. New York, New York (PRWEB) July 23, 2013 A Texas woman died while riding a roller coaster at the Six Flags Over Texas in Arlington. She fell from the amusement park ride, reported ABC News(7.21.13). The woman’s two children, who were also on the ride, watched their mother fall in an accident that...

2013-05-14 23:19:47

Three contest winners to have their builds displayed at Cedar Fair parks for 2013 Hatfield, PA (PRWEB) May 14, 2013 K´NEX Brands, the only US construction toy company focused on Building Worlds Kids Love ®, is proud to announce the winners of the third annual K´NEX Great Thrill Ride Build-Off! Students from across the country created working models of the most hair-raising, spine-tingling rides they could imagine, and, while all were impressive, three projects stood out among...


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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