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2012-05-27 23:02:39

The Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons has awarded another three-year accreditation with commendation to the Cancer Institute at Advocate Christ Medical Center. Oak Lawn, Illinois (PRWEB) May 26, 2012 The Commission on Cancer (CoC) of the American College of Surgeons has awarded another three-year accreditation with commendation to the Cancer Institute at Advocate Christ Medical Center following an on-site review of the Institute´s programs in April. Specifically,...


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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