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2013-09-06 23:00:45

Launch Education Group, the premier tutoring and test prep company in Los Angeles and Manhattan, will be offering free ISEE practice exams on select weekends in September. Santa Monica, CA (PRWEB) September 06, 2013 Launch Education Group specializes in preparing students for the Independent School Entrance Exam (ISEE) in Los Angeles and Manhattan. In order to maximize students’ scores on the ISEE, they have developed a unique approach to test preparation that is fully individualized,...

2013-08-13 23:02:50

Manhattan, Kansas Company Highly Ranked for Workplace Effectiveness Manhattan, KS (PRWEB) August 13, 2013 CivicPlus, the leading developer of local government websites and community engagement software, is proud to announce that it has been awarded the 2013 Alfred P. Sloan Award For Excellence in Workplace Effectiveness and Flexibility for its use of flexibility as an effective workplace strategy to increase business and employee success. “We are honored to receive this award,” CEO...

2013-08-08 23:02:38

CivicPlus Awarded 32 New Contracts to Design and Enhance Government Websites Manhattan, KS (PRWEB) August 08, 2013 CivicPlus, the leading developer of government websites and online community engagement systems, was awarded 32 new contracts in July to design and enhance government websites for cities, counties and government agencies in 19 states across America and two provinces in Canada. CivicPlus will develop new or redesign websites for the following provinces, cities and counties:...

2013-08-06 23:27:31

Dr Josh Wagner recently opened The Back and Neck Relief Center of Manhattan, NY and is the only practitioner to utilize a specific and gentle non-invasive chiropractic approach called Torque Release Technique for dramatic relief of headaches and migraines in short amounts of time.This comes timely just after June, the Headache and Migraine Awareness Month. Manhattan, NY (PRWEB) August 06, 2013 Dr Josh Wagner, DC of The Back and Neck Relief Center of Manhattan, http://www.DrJoshWagner.com,...


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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