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2011-05-11 00:00:26

Congress trying to undo Swipe Fee Reform law from implementation in July 2011 with delays. New video and ad illustrates how this hurts small businesses. Washington, DC (PRWEB) May 09, 2011 American Family Voices, a non-profit advocate for middle and low-income families on economic, health care, and consumer issues, launches new website and ads showing Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer's (R-MO 9th District) support to delay Swipe Fee Reform for small business in Missouri. Rep.Luetkemeyer co-sponsored...


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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