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2013-08-30 23:00:57

The Pet Medical Center welcomes veterinarian, Dr. Julia Howland, to its staff of caring professionals. The addition of Dr. Howland provides pet owners with another veterinarian in Temecula, CA, to keep their animal companions happy and healthy. Temecula, CA (PRWEB) August 30, 2013 A leader in veterinary care, the Pet Medical Center has expanded its services with the addition of veterinarian, Dr. Julia Howland. Dr. Howland is a professional, compassionate veterinarian in Temecula, CA, who...

2013-08-28 23:02:27

Airelle helps raise funds after two Sonoma Valley schools suffer from budget cuts. Calabasas,CA (PRWEB) August 28, 2013 The Los Angeles based skin care company, Airelle Skin, helped raise money for two middle schools located right outside of Napa Valley, California. The fundraiser, which was hosted by the Sonoma Valley Education Foundation and Save our Sports, was to help raise money for the Adele Harrison and Altimira middle schools after both suffered from large budget cuts the year...

2013-08-14 23:26:15

Discover local spirits, experience romance and pose for a professional photo shoot at Sonoma Resort. Sonoma, CA (PRWEB) August 14, 2013 The Lodge at Sonoma Renaissance Resort & Spa, in the heart of Sonoma wine country, has announced three new getaway packages for 2013 fall travel. The exclusive experiences will be available Aug. 1, 2013, to Dec. 30, 2014, and will offer guests new ways to discover Sonoma — and themselves. From a personal photo shoot with one of San Francisco’s top...


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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