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2008-10-08 09:00:51

Bridge Global Pharmaceutical Services, doing business as Bridge Laboratories, has received a follow-on contract from the National Institute on Drug Abuse. The single award contract has a five-year base period of performance for an estimated value of $4.1 million if all options are exercised. Under the new contract, Bridge will provide toxicological evaluations for potential medications used to treat drug abuse. Tom Oakley, president and CEO of Bridge Laboratories, said: "We appreciate...


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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