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2013-07-20 23:02:25

Dr. Anshul Gupta brings a passion for blending conventional medicine with lifestyle changes to the patients he serves. Tappahannock, Va. (PRWEB) July 20, 2013 Riverside Health System’s Tappahannock Family Practice welcomed Anshul Gupta, MD to its medical team this month. “Riverside values their patients, and that’s something that I wanted to be a part of,” Dr. Gupta said of his attraction to joining the Riverside Medical Group team in Tappahannock. “Growing up, I was inspired...


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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