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2012-10-19 04:04:10

"Sharing Local and Global Innovations in Healthcare" Sao Paolo, Brazil (PRWEB) October 18, 2012 The World Health Care Congress - Latin America has been designed to provide implementable strategies and solutions to the key challenges facing health systems in Latin America. Within the high level strategic keynote panel discussions and focused content streams, attendees will hear from the best healthcare organizations in Latin America and share the experiences of leading global health systems....

2012-10-04 23:02:00

TOYOTA announces their World Endurance Championship resurgence to the racing world with a victory video highlighting their historic win in the FIA WEC racing series. Sao Paulo, Brazil (PRWEB) October 03, 2012 TOYOTA Racing has claimed its first victory of the season at The 6 Hours of Sao Paulo FIA World Endurance Championship race held at the Interlagos Circuit (Sao Paulo, Brazil). Exhibiting a nearly flawless performance from TOYOTA Racing, drivers Alex Wurz and Nicolas Lapierre, along...


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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