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2012-12-06 05:01:04

The town of Villalba de los Barros in Spain is innovating wastewater treatment using using bacterial injections in its sewer system. This process employs the sewer pipes underground to do work prior to the wastewater treatment plant resulting in significant benefits to the town, environment and treatment plant. Villalba de Los Barros, Badajoz, Extremadura Spain (PRWEB) December 05, 2012 Villalba de los Barros, a small municipality located in the province of Badajoz, Extremadura, Spain uses...


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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