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2014-05-14 23:16:45

Awarded by the Smaller Business Association of New England, Inc. (SBANE) Billerica, MA (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 Seahorse Bioscience, the industry leader in metabolic analyzers and assay kits for measuring real-time cell metabolism, announces that it has been named the winner of the 2014 New England Innovation Award, from the Smaller Business Association of New England (SBANE). Seahorse was selected from 210 innovative organizations to compete in the final phase of this competition. Winners...


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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