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2009-01-07 10:30:00

Special Surprise Guests & Premiere of "Born Again American" Song Included in Evening's Festivities LOS ANGELES, Jan. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The national nonpartisan, nonprofit youth voter initiative, Declare Yourself, announced today the details of their Inauguration kick-off event on January 18th at 8pm at the Renaissance Hotel in Washington, DC. The star-studded event will celebrate young voters' unprecedented role in the Election and provide inspiration for ongoing civic...

2008-10-02 18:00:18

Hollywood actress Jessica Alba is seen wearing a menacing-looking mask over her mouth in a new ad encouraging young people to express themselves by voting. The 27-year-old actress, who has starred in the films "Fantastic Four" and "Sin City," is also pictured with tears streaming down her face in the ad for the non-profit group known as Declare Yourself. Next to her photo is the phrase, "Only you can silence yourself." "We recognize that to break through the media clutter and get young...

2008-09-08 12:00:32

WASHINGTON, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Students of all ages -- from kindergarten through college -- will be joining the National Student/Parent Mock Election (NSPME) to vote for their candidates of choice on October 30, five days before eligible students and the rest of America select the next President of the United States. This national voter-education program for students and their parents gives young Americans the chance to make their voices heard in the electoral process. Every U.S....


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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