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2012-02-03 14:00:00

Stand Up To Cancer & Union for International Cancer Control collaborate to urge participants from around the world to pledge better health choices at http://WorldCancerDay.SU2C.org Geneva, Switzerland / New York (PRWEB) February 03, 2012 Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) and the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) announced a long-term alliance today, with a multi-platform collaborative campaign in support of World Cancer Day on Saturday, February 4, 2012. Issuing a global call to...

2011-08-10 09:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin America today teams up with Twitter to launch a "Fly Forward, Give Back" (#FlyFwdGiveBack) flash fare sale. The airline is encouraging flyers across the nation to grab a seat and retweet, to help raise awareness and funds for cancer research through the Stand Up To Cancer initiative. With sale fares as low as $49* and with Virgin America donating five dollars per booking** from now through 11:59pm PDT tonight (August 10th) to support...

2011-08-01 11:00:00

Image Pays Tribute to the Men and Women Working Each Day in the Fight Against Cancer NEW YORK, Aug. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Actor Jimmy Smits appears in a Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) window display at Rockefeller Plaza this month that honors the men and women involved in the fight against cancer, conveying the critical role collaboration plays in their efforts. Donated by EHE International, the window at 10 Rockefeller Plaza will house the display until the end of August....


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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