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2008-09-30 09:00:36

David J. Anderman has been named General Counsel for Lucasfilm Ltd., becoming the company's senior legal officer, it was announced today by Lucasfilm Vice President Howard Roffman. Anderman has been a key member of Lucasfilm's legal team since joining the company in 1998, and will now oversee all business affairs and legal issues for the privately held, fully integrated entertainment company, which produces films and television programs in addition to operating global licensing, visual...


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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