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2006-10-23 12:01:09

Veterinary Diagnostics Institute (VDxI), Inc., a specialty diagnostics laboratory services provider for companion animals, today announced that Nabil (Bill) J Nouri has been appointed to VDxI's Board of Directors. Bill Nouri, spanning an impressive 30+ years in the reference laboratory service sector, began his career with the original formation of Metpath Laboratories in 1973. In the early '90s Bill Nouri was Vice President & General Manager of Metpath's (now Quest Diagnostics)...


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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