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2014-05-13 12:27:42

Athletes and coaches to participate in three-day series of events for the 2014 Celebration of Excellence CALGARY, May 13, 2014 /CNW/ - Today, the Canadian Olympic Committee and Canadian Paralympic Committee announced the Olympians, Olympic coaches, Paralympians and Paralympic coaches who will take part in the 2014 Celebration of Excellence, which includes a House of Commons visit, Heroes Tour to hospitals and schools and the Sochi 2014 Parade of Champions. The festivities...

2008-10-28 15:00:26

Innovation excellence with strategic collaboration is the path that specialty materials company Rohm and Haas (NYSE:ROH) intends to follow to maintain leadership in the very competitive flexible packaging adhesives market. The company's adhesives research and development director, Brad Jacobs, recently detailed several ways Rohm and Haas remains the technology leader by anticipating needs and trends. "For example, customers shipping globally are no longer just a trend but a fact of life,"...


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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