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2014-05-15 08:24:20

Scholarship program to award college students $20,000 for education FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Liberty Power, the nation's largest, completely independent retail electric supplier, is proud to announce the launch of the second annual Liberty Power Bright Horizons Scholarship. The scholarship is a collaboration between Liberty Power and the United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC) Foundation. This alliance is focused on providing tens of thousands of...


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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