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2012-12-28 05:00:49

Shari West of Aliso Viejo, CA. was like many other teenage girls — desperate to look like the models who graced the fashion magazines. Self-conscious about her body, she went on her first diet at age 12 and began a decade-long quest to achieve perfection, doing everything in her power to stay skinny. Fort Washington, PA (PRWEB) December 27, 2012 Nutrisystem, a leading provider of weight management products and services, reveals the latest real-life weight loss success story. Married...


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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