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2011-08-17 13:09:00

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Aug. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Poplar Healthcare, a leading laboratory services company, recently announced its formation as the parent company to the existing entities known as GI Pathology, D-PATH Dermatopathology and OncoMetrix. "As we continue to expand," remarks William McDowell, CEO of Poplar Healthcare, "we felt it was imperative to have an overarching, singular brand to which our individual companies could belong, while still maintaining their unique identities. Our...


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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