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2013-02-01 23:03:29

LASIK eye surgery inventor and member of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery member Gholam Peyman, MD, recognized with the National Medal of Technology and Innovation, the highest honor for an American innovator. Washington, DC (PRWEB) February 01, 2013 President Barack Obama awarded LASIK eye surgery inventor Gholam Peyman, MD, the National Medal of Technology and Innovation, the highest honor bestowed on an American innovator, during a ceremony at the White House...


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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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