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2014-06-30 08:21:40

TEWKSBURY, Mass., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In selecting an icon for younger generations to emulate, one has to look no further than Admiral Elmo R. Zumwalt, Jr. The Admiral, who in his role as Chief of Naval Operations, was a transformational leader widely recognized for modernizing the U.S. Navy. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please...

2013-01-05 05:02:25

TheJohnson family, whose personal tragedy helped galvanize the new depo limit law, announced their pledge of $500,000 for mesothelioma medical research. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) January 04, 2013 On the same day that a new California law takes effect which humanely limits the time defense lawyers can depose mesothelioma plaintiffs to 7 hours, the John Johnson family, represented by the Worthington & Caron law firm, whose personal tragedy helped galvanize the new law, announced their...


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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