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2008-07-03 09:01:08

Omni Oil & Gas, which is involved in oil and gas exploration and production, has appointed Daniel Briney as CFO. Mr Briney brings more than 20 years of finance management, audit, financial reporting and general accounting experience to the position. He is a former partner in an independent registered public accounting firm and has had significant experience related to Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCOAB) audits and SEC reporting requirements for publicly held companies....


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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