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2010-04-19 06:00:00

STOCKHOLM, April 19, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Oncopeptides AB, a Karolinska Development portfolio company, today announced that Alan Hulme was elected Chairman of the Board at the annual general meeting. Mr Hulme has over 30 years experience in the life science business and wide experience in many sectors and geographic locations. "We are fortunate to have Alan as the Chairman of the Board and I look forward to his contribution to the development of the company" says Dr Jack Spira CEO of...


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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