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2009-01-19 07:20:00

3rd consecutive year of record holiday sales; total sales capped due to selling out of key sizes for Asha diamond simulants (or 'fake diamonds') ISSAQUAH, Wash., Jan. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- BetterThanDiamond.com (http://BetterThanDiamond.com) today announced record holiday sales revenue for the month of December, posting its best-ever holiday sales season. Sales revenue climbed 7% versus the previous December, with total sales being capped due to selling out of a number of key sizes of its Asha...


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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