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2013-01-08 05:03:52

Visveswaraya Technological University (India´s leading and largest technical Universities having 194 affiliated engineering colleges and over 3,50,000 students) in partnership with iCMG, a global leader in Enterprise Architecture, is setting up the Sir Visveswaraya Center for Excellence in Enterprise Architecture, which is expected to be the world´s largest center in this domain. New York (PRWEB) January 07, 2013 Visveswaraya Technological University(India´s leading and...


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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