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2011-02-01 09:30:00

WALTHAM, Mass., Feb. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Building on the popularity of its Earth® casual footwear collection, Earth, Inc. announces the Spring/Summer 2011 launch of Earthies® . Found at www.earthiesusa.com, the new branded line builds off the "seriously healthy footwear" proposition of the entire company, and represents an exciting expansion into higher fashion profiles and silhouettes. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110201/NY38046 )...

2010-03-29 08:54:00

WALTHAM, Mass., March 29 /PRNewswire/ -- What has been referred to as the first shoe to ever 'make a social statement,' the Earth® brand of footwear is preparing to celebrate its 40th birthday on April 22nd, 2010. The milestone coincides with the 40th anniversary of Earth Day - what is widely regarded as the preeminent celebration to mark appreciation of the environment. The Earth Shoe® -- known today as Earth® Footwear to complement...

2010-03-16 09:06:00

WALTHAM, Mass., March 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Long known within the footwear industry for its commitment to sustainable practices, Earth® today announces a major forward step in its product design with the introduction of a new biodegradable sole that will stretch across the breadth of its spring offerings. In line with Earth's 'Good for You. Good for the Planet' philosophy, the Spring 2010 introduction of a new biodegradable sole coincides and honors the 40th anniversary of...

2010-03-01 12:18:00

WALTHAM, Mass., March 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Guided by its 'Good for You. Good for the Planet®' tagline and mantra, leading health and wellness footwear manufacturer - Earth® - today announces a values-based partnership with EarthShare, a federation of the nation's most respected environmental and conservation nonprofit organizations. Leading into "Earth Month" in April, Earth Footwear will make an initial $5,000 contribution to EarthShare. From the month...

2010-02-01 10:57:00

WALTHAM, Mass., Feb. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Four months prior to its market release, Earth's new collection of footwear -- uniquely designed for the pre- and post-recovery need of athletes -- has scored a major first. Worn by Competitive Race Walker, Tim Seaman, during his off-the-track hours of training and recovery leading into the 2010 USA Mile Race Walk Championships on Friday, the footwear has helped contribute to Seaman's preparation and his record-tying 42nd U.S. Race Walk national...


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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