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2013-08-30 23:28:27

The publishers of Living with a Disability announced today that, as a result of strong positive response to the magazine’s inaugural edition, the no-cost full-color quarterly print publication will be sent to additional distributors in order to help even more people with various disabling medical conditions get the information, insight and inspiration they need to live life to the fullest. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) August 30, 2013 The publishers of Living with a Disability announced today...

2013-08-14 23:24:08

AvePoint’s Business Disability Forum membership underscores the company’s ongoing mission to become fully accessible, while providing robust solutions that make it easier for organizations to do business with, and employ, people with disabilities. Jersey City, NJ (PRWEB) August 14, 2013 AvePoint, the leader in governance, compliance, and management solutions for social enterprise collaboration platforms, today announced it has become a Partner of Business Disability Forum, a...

2013-05-24 23:35:42

Campaign Gives a Voice to Those Touched by Disability Madison, Wisconsin (PRWEB) May 23, 2013 The Wisconsin Board for People with Developmental Disabilities (BPDD), http://www.wi-bpdd.org, is collecting stories and awarding prizes. As part of their campaign, “Better Together: Sharing stories, Sharing lives,” the BPDD is encouraging people to share stories in class, at work, at home, in church or other favorite meeting place - and then submit them for a chance to win. The...


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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