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2014-01-17 23:21:34

Bibliomotion, books + media has moved to a new office location in Brookline Village, MA. This space will create a comfortable and inspirational environment for the growing staff, one that will enable Bibliomotion to serve authors and readers more effectively. Brookline, MA (PRWEB) January 17, 2014 Bibliomotion is pleased to present… a new home! The company will continue to produce exceptional content, share author news, book speaking events, and launch new endeavors from a spacious...

2013-09-03 23:26:18

Brookline Public Library in partnership with RBdigital from Recorded Books is pleased to announce the launch of Zinio, a digital magazine service offering multi-user access to popular publications. Brookline, MA (PRWEB) September 03, 2013 Brookline Public Library (Brookline, MA] in partnership with RBdigital from Recorded Books (Prince Frederick, MD), is pleased to announce the availability of Zinio for Libraries. Awarded Best New Database of 2012 by Library Journal, Zinio is the...

2010-10-13 12:46:00

PHOENIX, Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Brookline College, a multi-campus higher education company headquartered in Phoenix, announced it has begun accepting applications for a bachelor of science in nursing for baccalaureate degree graduates program at its Phoenix campus located at 2445 W. Dunlap Avenue. The intensive, full-time, approximately 16-month program prepares individuals who already have a bachelor's degree and required prerequisite courses to prepare for a career as a nurse. After...

2008-08-22 21:00:17

SEE: `THE BANK JOB' ON DVD Forget "Death Race," the knuckle-dragging Jason Statham vehicle opening today, and check him out in "The Bank Job." A nifty, fact- based, 1970s-London-set caper movie, the film co-stars Saffron Burrows as a femme fatale and David Suchet (TV's Hercule Poirot) as a brutal porn mogul. Statham plays family man and ex-thief Terry Leather. The tasty plot involves safety deposit boxes and incriminating photos of a member of the British royal family. Directed by Roger...

2005-07-06 14:47:21

A 25-year follow-up study of a comprehensive early health and education intervention program begun in the early 1970s shows that inner-city children who participated not only did better educationally, but had better physical and mental health in adulthood. The findings, published in the July Pediatrics, add to evidence that programs like Early Head Start, which was modeled on this intervention, provide good value to society. While several have shown that early intervention programs lead to...


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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