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2011-08-18 05:00:00

MIAMI, Aug. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Testing Mom - an internet company that specializes in gifted and talented and private school admissions testing - just announced they are offering 50 free practice questions to parents wanting to get their young child into a top-tier private school or gifted program. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110818/CG53541) In an environment as competitive as gifted admissions, there is no limit to the amount of time, energy, and effort...


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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