Monthly Archives: March 2004

Cock-a-hoop

Yesterday’s word of the day at wordsmith.org was cock-a-hoop. Here is the entry: cock-a-hoop (kok-uh-HOOP) adjective 1. Being elated or exulting, especially in a boastful manner. 2. Askew. [Of uncertain origin. Perhaps from the phrase to set cock on a…

Hooping made her day

Amy and I hooped at the Berkeley Marina today. It was just the two of us. At one point a woman pushing a bicycle approached us. The first thing she said was “If I was a filmmaker, I would totally…