this past January, I had a chance to talk to Bill Keough of Keough Hackles
in Mendon, Mich.
I'm not a trendsetter, I'm not a hair fashion designer, I'm a chicken farmer," said Keough, who raises about 25,000 roosters with the desired hackles
The feather extensions are decorated with colored hackles
instead of floral feathers.
But Army chiefs now want them all to wear a purple hackle
in a bid to promote unity.
The report raises the hackles
of some zoo professionals.
A recent accounting change involving shareholders' interest has raised the hackles
of private companies and threatens to put them at a competitive disadvantage with their public rivals--though the immediate threat of the change has been removed.
Ohio Governor Taft's anticipated proposal to increase the state beer tax has raised hackles
at Miller Brewing Co.
Poggio's work raised hackles
in Ferrara, where the cult of Caesar was particularly strong.
However, the town's diversification strategy has raised the hackles
of environmental activists in the Timiskaming district who battled Temagami logging, the Adams Mine landfill and now the town's proposed hazardous waste incinerator by Bennett Environmental Inc.
environmental group has raised hackles
in the farming community by publicizing information farmers are used to considering private.
But the proposed regulations have raised the hackles
of environmental groups and mining companies alike.
From advertisers and other corporations tracking your movements on the Web by placing innocuous sounding "cookies" on your hard drive, to rogues filling your e-mail box with offers of bogus university degrees or cheap printer toner, every bit of spam -- the wired word for junk e-mail -- and news item about abuses of privacy on the Net raises the hackles
of Web watchers.