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2013-09-13 23:21:14

The Drucker Institute, a social enterprise based at Claremont Graduate University, announced today that Boston Medical Center has won the 2013 Peter F. Drucker Award for Nonprofit Innovation. CLAREMONT, Calif.— (PRWEB) September 13, 2013 -- The Drucker Institute, a social enterprise based at Claremont Graduate University, announced today that Boston Medical Center has won the 2013 Peter F. Drucker Award for Nonprofit Innovation. The judges recognized Boston Medical Center for its efforts...


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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