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2006-12-11 15:01:07

TULSA, Okla., Dec. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Plymouth Pharmaceuticals(R), Inc. announced today that it has launched a new oral prescription medication for the treatment of acne and rosacea. Dermatologist, Dr. Steven A. Smith, MD, FACP, based in Tulsa, Okla. was searching for a better way to treat his acne patients and formulated Acunol(TM) as a result. "Acunol(TM) is a safe biochemical compound with fewer side effects than most prescription acne treatments currently available, and it contains no...


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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