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2010-12-14 13:48:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 14, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- DuPont (NYSE: DD) Chair and CEO Ellen Kullman told investors at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global Industries Conference that DuPont's market-driven science and disciplined execution will help grow revenues to $33-34 billion in 2011 from about $31 billion this year. The company also has set its 2011 earnings per share (EPS) outlook at a range of $3.30 to $3.60 per share. From 2010 through 2015, DuPont expects to generate underlying...


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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