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2013-06-03 23:14:43

Merck has committed nearly $500,000 to help UNICEF improve the quality of healthcare for mothers and their children. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 03, 2013 Merck, a longstanding partner of the U.S. Fund for UNICEF, has committed nearly $500,000 toward UNICEF´s efforts to protect the lives of mothers and their children in South Africa through its Merck for Mothers initiative. With this support, UNICEF will help improve the quality of and access to low-cost, high impact solutions that...


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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