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2009-06-24 08:00:00

DENVER, June 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, representatives of The Suppliers Partnership for the Environment (SP) from General Motors and Lear Corporation, urged members of the CEC Council, that includes the United States Environmental Protection Agency's Administrator, Lisa Jackson; the Minister of the Environment for Canada, Jim Prentice; and the Secretary of Environment and Natural Resources of Mexico, Juan Rafael Elvira Quesada to support the implementation of the SciVera Lens(TM)...

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.'