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2014-07-18 23:07:19

July 18: Award winning author and global futurist, Jack Uldrich, to join Peter Zeihan, William W. Li and Mike Gould as keynote speakers at the 2014 Sports Executive Leadership Conference held in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Denver, CO (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 With the fervor of the World Cup dying down, and the MLB All Star Game complete, the sports industry elite will be gathering this Thursday, July 18th, in Colorado Springs, CO., for the 2014 Sports Executive Leadership Conference (SELC)....


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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