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2014-03-20 16:23:11

HARRISBURG, Pa., March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Commonwealth Financing Authority has begun accepting applications under the newly approved program guidelines for the Sewage Facilities Program and updated guidelines for six Act 13 Marcellus Legacy Fund programs designed to support conservation projects and environmental protection measures. "My administration is committed to protecting the environment and growing our economy without sacrificing one for the other,"...


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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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