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2008-09-02 12:00:29

Lois Quam, Head of Strategic Investments at Piper Jaffray, a global investment bank with a leading clean technology and renewable energy team, will deliver the keynote address at the 2008 NJ Clean Energy Conference on October 17 at the Jersey City Hyatt Regency, New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU) President Jeanne M. Fox announced today. As Head of Strategic Investments, Quam is responsible for the development of new business opportunities in the cleantech sector. Quam and her...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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