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2014-06-11 08:25:59

Summer NAMM, July 17-19, brings 27% more pro audio brands back to Music City CARLSBAD, Calif., June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gear that allows musicians to take their music to the masses is fueling growth in the music products market. Sales of pro audio and recording gear, in particular microphones, plug-in software, loops, controllers and mixers, are hitting a high note. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140611/116846 The growth in pro audio is being reflected in the...


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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