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2014-07-18 12:24:40

TBWA\Chiat\Day Executive Creative Director to lead in-house creative, brand experience, social media, design, digital and content creation teams PALO ALTO, Calif., July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Elizabeth Holmes, CEO and Founder, Theranos, Inc. today announced the growth of its creative organization and the appointment of Patrick O'Neill as Chief Creative Officer, a new role. Founded in 2003, Theranos' mission is to make actionable information accessible to everyone at the time it...

2014-03-06 12:24:21

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kevin O'Neill, former Miami Dolphins head trainer, issued a statement today through his legal counsel, Jack Scarola of the law firm of Searcy Denney Scarola Barnhart & Shipley, PA, in response to his being fired on February 19. This statement unequivocally confirms that O'Neill, who was honored by team trainers and medical staff members throughout the NFL as the league's Trainer of the Year, was guiltless of any significant...

2014-02-03 12:22:42

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Water Environment Federation (WEF), a not-for-profit technical and educational organization with 36,000 members representing water quality professionals around the world, formally announced today that Dr. Eileen O'Neill has been named the new Executive Director. O'Neill replaces former executive director Jeff Eger who resigned in July 2013. Dr. O'Neill has been serving WEF as the Interim Executive Director since Mr. Eger's...


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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