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2010-11-10 14:21:00

BRYAN, Texas, Nov. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- HealthGrades, an independent healthcare ratings organization, has just named St. Joseph Regional Health Center #1 in the state of Texas for overall orthopedic services, which includes joint replacement and spine surgery. SJRHC also ranks among the top 5% of hospitals nationwide in orthopedic services. The nation's nearly 5,000 hospitals were included in this annual study, which examined mortality rates and complication rates from...


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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