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2014-05-21 12:25:33

THE HAGUE, The Netherlands, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kyocera Stadium of football club ADO Den Haag has today been delivered featuring a newly installed GreenFields(R) TX top-class hockey pitch as the main stadium for the 2014 Hockey World Cup. The nearby, temporary GreenFields Stadium - the second playing location of the tournament - was ready for play earlier. The Rabobank 2014 Hockey World Cup will be held in The Hague from 31 May through 15 June. (Photo:...

2013-03-05 23:01:16

Amsterdam, The Netherlands — Sonneborn Refined Products BV, the European arm of US based Sonneborn LLC, becomes AEOF certified by the Dutch Customs Administration for its locations at Koog aan de Zaan and Amsterdam. Amsterdam, The Netherlands (PRWEB) March 05, 2013 With AEO-Full certification (AEOF) as of January 22, 2013, Sonneborn Refined Products is officially recognized as a safe and reliable company within the European Union, especially where Customs activities and plant...

2011-03-11 11:10:00

TILBURG, The Netherlands, March 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- - Brabant and BOM Reinforce Strong International Position As a result of the region's growing high-tech reputation, more and more foreign companies choose Brabant as a base for their R&D operations. For the first time the greatest interest from abroad is geared towards establishing a Research & Development Center in Brabant, primarily companies in electronics, medical technology, solar and semi-conductors. This has...


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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