Quantcast

Latest NC BioNetwork Pharmaceutical Center Stories

2009-12-10 09:00:00

MILFORD, Mass., Dec. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Waters Corporation (NYSE: WAT) announced today that it is partnering with the NC BioNetwork Pharmaceutical Center, and their new Analytical Training Lab, in Winston-Salem, NC, to educate and train students and workers in the life sciences, including those entering the state's burgeoning biopharmaceutical industry. The Pharmaceutical Center, which is a collaborative effort between Forsyth Technical Community College, Guilford Technical...


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.'
Related