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Vocado Executive To Become New ICANN CEO
2012-06-24 05:23:52

The organization which oversees website domain names has chosen a little-known executive as the successor to departing chief executive Rod Beckstrom, according to various media reports published this weekend. Beckstrom, who is departing ICANN (the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers) when his three-year contract expires next month, will be replaced by Fadi Chehade. The 50-year-old Chehade, who is currently the CEO at cloud-based administrative software firm Vocado, will...


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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