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2009-03-12 13:00:00

Cattlemen's Association Joins American Task Force Argentina in Three Days of Capitol Hill Meetings to Urge Introduction of Judgment Evading Foreign States Accountability Act WASHINGTON, March 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Task Force Argentina (ATFA) this week hosted the organization's coalition member, United States Cattlemen's Association (USCA), in Washington, D.C. for a three-day series of more than 40 meetings with Members of Congress and their staff to urge the introduction of...


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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