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2008-08-30 09:01:03

Dr. Mark Roh, the interim chairman of surgery at Allegheny General Hospital in the North Side and West Penn Hospital in Bloomfield, has resigned from the post, hospital officials said Thursday. Roh, who will remain on staff at the hospitals, cited personal matters for the resignation, according to a letter sent to hospital employees. He could not be reached for comment. Both hospitals are part of the West Penn Allegheny Health System, where officials in recent months have been...


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monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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