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Business News Archive - August 17, 2007

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/reports/c66027) has announced the addition of "Consumer Cell Phones & Service Provider Trends" to their offering.

NEW YORK, Aug. 17, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Delta Air Lines (NYSE:DAL) named Mike Medeiros as vice president of Airport Customer Service for New York's John. F. Kennedy airport, underscoring the airline's commitment to continued growth and improvement at the city's largest international hub.

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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