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2010-12-09 05:00:00

Research shows parents seek one destination for intervention and treatment information; Time To Get Help provides streamlined, research-based tools to address these issues Experts and parents, including new celebrity spokesperson Melissa Gilbert, tout need for help and peer-to-peer support NEW YORK, Dec. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nine million of America's teens and young adults are struggling with drugs and alcohol(1), yet unlike most other adolescent health issues or diseases,...


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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