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2008-09-08 18:00:14

Mixx (http://www.mixx.com), a branded social news site, announced today that it will be service partner for San Francisco's TechCrunch 50, September 8-10, and Advertising Week DC, September 15-19. Mixx Communities (http://www.mixx.com/groups), a platform of Mixx, and a feature that enables individuals or organizations to efficiently establish custom, niche social media sites, will be the syndication platform for all exhibitors, attendees and press at TechCrunch 50 and Advertising Week...


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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