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2011-08-09 12:04:00

ST. LOUIS, Aug. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- PGAV Destinations, a global leader in the planning and design of entertainment and cultural destinations, is pleased to announce that its Grand Aquarium project has been a sensation at Ocean Park, Hong Kong. PGAV served as lead designer of this state-of-the-art aquatic attraction. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110809/CG49655) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101209/CG15121LOGO-b) The Grand Aquarium is the centerpiece 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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