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2013-08-20 23:20:11

Former AMA Publisher Brings Healthcare Publishing Expertise to EBSCO Health and DynaMed Editorial Operations IPSWICH, Mass. (PRWEB) August 20, 2013 EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO), provider of point-of-care decision support tools, has announced the hiring of Elizabeth Jones as Vice President of Medical Product Management and Chief Content Officer. In her new role Jones will oversee the EBSCO Health Medical Product Management department in addition to managing the Medical Editorial...


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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