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2008-10-23 15:00:16

Teen-age members of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Pasadena interested in pursuing careers in technology fields were given a big head start by BIS Computer Solutions, Inc. Executives of the La Crescenta-based computer software company delivered a multi-faceted series of demonstrations and briefings to introduce the teens to the opportunities and challenges they face in carving out a technology-focused career. Miro Macho, founder and chief executive of BIS Computer Solutions, and...


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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