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 hoop
(to be festive).]

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Today’s word of the day is kind of appropriate. Week of 26 April I shall be spending in Edinburgh for work (job-shadowing ye production editors), and I can tag on a weekend to the trip if I like. Hrmm… the weekend following that one is the May Day bank holiday… Can you guess what I’m thinking?