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2014-03-20 23:03:34

The global Westin Well-Being Movement kicks off with local wellness events on March 20th. Boston, MA (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 The Westin Copley Place invites hotel guests, locals, and associates to experience wellness with free, open-to-the-public events hosted by RunWestin concierge Chris Heuisler and instructors from Back Bay Yoga during Westin's global well-being launch. On March 20, 2014, in recognition of International Happiness & Well-Being Day and the Spring Equinox, Westin...

2014-01-29 23:28:26

High performance realty firm, Boston Z Realty, moves their offices three blocks in order to accommodate their expanding business, and to house the growing team of seller’s and buyer’s agents. Boston, MA (PRWEB) January 29, 2014 Boston Z Realty, formerly located at 8 Newbury Street, Boston, has moved over the weekend to their new offices at 581 Boylston Street, Suite #604. The move is around the corner and is intended to facilitate their rapid expansion while keeping the firm’s...

2013-08-31 23:19:39

Georgia Leva, singer, actor and movie producer, looks forward to a new year with a dual-enrollment course in lyric writing. Westlake Village, CA (PRWEB) August 31, 2013 Oaks Christian Online High School (OCO) Junior Georgia Leva is looking forward to starting a new school year online and taking her first dual-enrollment course through Berklee College of Music. OCO offers a partnership with Berklee Music to help its online college-preparatory students meet their year-long visual and...

2010-12-10 07:58:00

BOSTON, Dec. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The Copley Square Hotel, a AAA Four Diamond boutique hotel located in Boston's vibrant Back Bay neighborhood, is offering a special incentive for arriving guests checking into the hotel. Now through March 31, 2011, arriving guests may check-in with the Copley Square Hotel on Facebook Places or Foursquare and receive either a complimentary room upgrade, based on availability, or one complimentary breakfast voucher for two. Arriving guests will need to...


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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