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2013-07-13 23:01:43

Gears & Gadgets provides targeted educational programs and networking events for industry leaders. St. Paul, MN (PRWEB) July 13, 2013 Synchrono, a leader in demand-driven manufacturing software solutions, today announced that it will be sponsoring an upcoming event for manufacturing leaders in Minnesota. The Minnesota Manufacturing Executives group hosts quarterly events called Gears & Gadgets Get-Together that mixes industry-targeted educational topics with the opportunity to...


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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