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2013-07-23 23:03:02

The prestigious honor is presented annually to the ECAC Institution which exemplifies the highest standards of collegiate academics and athletic performance. Hoboken, N.J. (PRWEB) July 23, 2013 Eastern College Athletic Conference Commissioner Dr. Kevin T. McGinniss has announced that Stevens Institute of Technology has been named the Eastern College Athletic Conference Jostens’ Institution of the Year for the 2012-2013 academic year. Stevens will be recognized at the 2013 ECAC Honors...


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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