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2014-03-25 16:24:20

TORRINGTON, Wyo., March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A team of business owners from Goshen County, Wyoming is implementing strategies learned at a Destination Business BootCamp in Longmont, Colorado, with the goal of attracting out-of-market customers. The business owner group includes several new businesses that are involved in transforming a 12,000-square-foot building into a "destination downtown" center with a coffee shop, gift store, art gallery and entertainment venue, along with...


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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