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2013-03-08 23:01:47

Lee Tessler, M.D., F.A.A.N.S, F.A.C.S., Executive Director and Co-Surgical Director of the Long Island Brain Tumor Center at Neurological Surgery, P.C. (NSPC), will receive the Community Service Award at the Aleh Foundation Awards Dinner. The dinner will be held the evening of May 8, 2013, at the Museum of Jewish Heritage, 36 Battery Park Place, Manhattan. Rockville Centre, New York (PRWEB) March 08, 2013 Lee Tessler, M.D., F.A.A.N.S, F.A.C.S., Executive Director and Co-Surgical Director of...


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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