Latest Sean Williams Stories

2010-03-04 15:35:00

LOS ANGELES, March 4 /PRNewswire/ -- An airline pilot, Federal Express driver, a computer technician, a college student and a housewife. They came from all walks of life but realized a common dream as winners of a worldwide writing contest now in its 26th year. The Writers of the Future Contest, specifically designed to help fledgling writers 26 years ago, has helped discover New York Times' bestselling authors Kevin J. Anderson (X Files, Dune, etc.), Sean Williams (Star Wars, The Force...

2009-03-16 20:08:17

New Jersey Nets forward Sean Williams was arrested Monday on a charge of damaging property at a Denver mall. The Star-Ledger of Newark (N.J.) said Williams was involved in an incident at a cell phone store at the mall. The Nets have been made aware of a police incident this afternoon involving Nets center Sean Williams, Nets General Manager Kiki Vandeweghe said in a statement. We are currently looking into the details surrounding this incident, and since it is an ongoing police investigation,...

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.'