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2013-09-30 23:03:18

Emmitt Smith Joins Professional Basketball, Baseball and Racing Stars in Partnering with Takeda on Gout Education Campaign Deerfield, IL (PRWEB) September 30, 2013 For Emmitt Smith, Pro Football running back legend, as an athlete, pain was a part of the job. Yet he describes a gout flare as a level of pain like nothing else he had felt before. Along with an estimated 8 million Americans, Smith suffers from gout, a serious form of arthritis, and he’s joining a team of sports stars to...


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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