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Business News Archive - March 27, 2007

With its heat and humidity, India may not seem an obvious market for a maker of chocolate bars. But Todd Spitzer, chief executive of Cadbury Schweppes, maker of Dairy Milk, sees things differently.

nCoat, Inc. (OTCBB: NCOA) ("nCoat" or the "Company"), a nanotechnology company specializing in products and solutions for the high performance coatings industry, today announced the appointment of two new members to the company's Board of Directors. Geoffrey D. Lewis and Dr. Thomas F.

Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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