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2014-01-22 12:26:47

RASTATT, Germany, January 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Serge Exshaw succeeds Michael Rieder, who retired As of January 2014, Serge Exshaw is the new Vice President of MAQUET Holding. Together with this new challenge as Head of Global Marketing and Sales he has also become a member of the MAQUET Executive Board. He is succeeding Michael Rieder, who has been a very successful Managing Director of MAQUET Holding, Executive Board member and Executive Vice...


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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