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2008-07-31 15:00:32

By Kathy Parker, Daily Times, Pryor, Okla. Jul. 31--Creative Chicken Corporation, an outfit which claimed to have secured a site in Westville for a plant to turn litter into fertilizer has been ordered to cease and desist operations by the Arkansas Securities Commissioner. Arkansas Securities Commissioner A. Heath Abshure issed a cease and desist order July 28. CCC and its chairman Owen Laughlin were ordered to stop offers and sales of unregistered securities on the Internet. Abshure...


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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