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Epilepsy Currents journal
2012-09-24 08:03:59

Epilepsy Currents is a peer-reviewed open-access medical journal published bimonthly in collaboration with Allen Press since 2011. Prior to that time, the journal was published on behalf of the American Epilepsy Society (AES) by Wiley-Blackwell. The journal was established by AES in 2001. The journal publishes commentary articles and brief topical reviews. Commentary articles are solicited...

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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