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2011-08-01 14:00:00

CHADDS FORD, Pa., Aug. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The upgraded digital display system in the new Grainger Sky Theater isn't the only state-of-the-art technology audiences will experience when they visit Chicago's Adler Planetarium. Visitors to the new theater will see the universe projected on the most technologically advanced projection dome in the world: the NanoSeam(TM) dome, created by Spitz Inc, located in Chadds Ford, PA . When Adler audiences fly through the universe inside the new...


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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