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2013-11-13 23:00:59

GIS Day is celebrated annually with independent events around the world. It provides a forum for users of GIS technology to demonstrate real-world applications that are making a difference in our society. Claremont, California (PRWEB) November 13, 2013 Claremont Graduate University (CGU's) Center for Information Systems and Technology will host GIS Day events on Friday, Nov. 15 in celebration of the university's partnership with Esri, the world’s largest developer of GIS...

Word of the Day
  • 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.'