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2012-08-16 23:00:02

Speakers to discuss personal, professional committments to global health care improvement CHICAGO (PRWEB) August 16, 2012 A former First Lady and First Daughter. Television and film personalities. A former Administrator for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Notable individuals and advocates will bring their passion for global health care improvement to the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) Annual Meeting in Boston from Oct. 31—Nov. 3. Mrs. Laura Bush and...


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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