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2007-02-07 15:00:28

By Dan Herbeck, The Buffalo News, N.Y. Feb. 7--A fifth-grade teacher, arrested by FBI agents last week in a child-sex case, will remain jailed while awaiting further proceedings in his federal court case. U.S. Magistrate Judge H. Kenneth Schroeder refused to release Kollin Roy King, 26, on bail Tuesday. "Based on his prior conduct, based on the desire he's shown to arrange [sexual] meetings with a 14-year-old and a 12-year-old, we feel he is a potential danger to minors in the...


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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