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2012-07-24 23:00:58

Josh Stein Realtor and SEOMiracle.com once again partner to promote the best Art Deco condos in South Beach. South Beach, FL (PRWEB) July 24, 2012 South Beach has gone through an architectural revolution in 1930s which brought Art Deco, Nautical Moderne and Streamline Moderne to the Beach. South Beach is known as the world´s largest collection of Art Deco architecture, and Josh Stein is familiar with each item in that collection. JoshSteinRealtor.com has a variety of Art Deco condos...

2009-01-14 23:21:00

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Marc Smith is the lead designer who agreed to take on the $30 million renovation of Hotel Shangri-La nestled on the cliffs in the middle of Santa Monica, California. Marc Smith takes on the role of hotel and restaurant designer and head of Food & Beverage. In his new position at Hotel Shangri-La, Marc continues with his talent for acknowledging the past while bringing a contemporary twist. His vision for the landmark hotel celebrates the original...


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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