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2013-09-08 23:03:13

The Environmental Accreditation Program allows laboratories a choice in their assessment services. Fort Wayne, IN (PRWEB) September 08, 2013 Laboratory Accreditation Bureau (L-A-B), a division of A-S-B, is proud to announce a contract with the Florida Department of Health to provide on-site assessment services to applicant and certified laboratories as part of the Florida Environmental Laboratory Certification Program (Florida ELAP). L-A-B will work closely with the Department of Health...

2013-08-29 23:03:42

Recent research highlights the importance of adopting a word study approach towards learning spelling as opposed to traditional approaches of rote learning, highlighted the eReflect team. The research proves that Ultimate Spelling is indeed the ideal software for users that wish to learn spelling. New York City, NY (PRWEB) August 30, 2013 Ultimate Spelling, a product by eReflect, is a spelling tutor program that allows users to learn to spell with ease. The unique teaching and learning...

2013-08-27 23:18:14

Can the thinking of leaders be shifted to change the world? Jim Kouzes & Barry Posner agree with Dr. Cheryl Lentz in new refractive thinker book that answers this question. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) August 27, 2013 Dr. Cheryl Lentz has asked the question for years, "Can we change the way leaders think?" Her philosophy is simple, "I critically think to be, I refractively think to change the world." It was this philosophy that inspired her to create the Refractive...

2013-08-19 14:03:20

Getting kids to share their toys is a never-ending battle, and compelling them to do so never seems to help. New research suggests that allowing children to make a choice to sacrifice their own toys in order to share with someone else makes them share more in the future. The new findings are published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science. These experiments, conducted by psychological scientists Nadia Chernyak and Tamar Kushnir of Cornell...


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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