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2010-04-07 07:00:00

TORONTO, April 7 /PRNewswire/ - The Bata Shoe Museum is pleased to announce the opening of its newest exhibition Socks: Between You and Your Shoes, a fascinating trek around the world exploring the history of one of the least researched items of dress - hosiery. Conceived by Senior Museum Curator, Elizabeth Semmelhack, the exhibition features approximately 40 rare pieces, including a sock dating back to the thirteenth century made of human hair, as well as a replica of the footwear and sock...

2009-11-30 07:15:00

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Nov. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Moszkito(R), the name in "Healthy Flip-Flops," has expanded its ARCHY(R) FOOTWEAR COLLECTION this fall from flip flops into winter footwear with one of the highlights of this season being the new FUZZ for men and the FUZZY for women sheepskin sandal. The new Moszkito sheepskin sandal feels like 5-star luxury designed especially for your feet. The comfort alone makes walking a joy. FUZZ/FUZZY has the same technology Moszkito is offering in all...


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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