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2014-05-31 23:08:32

Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce Honors "Impressions in Print Leadership Award" Winner Kevin Neff Virginia Beach, Virginia (PRWEB) May 31, 2014 The Hampton Roads Chamber, in partnership with the Small Business Development Center of Hampton Roads (SBDC), held its 30th annual Small Business of the Year Awards luncheon on Wednesday, May 21 at the Marriott Chesapeake. Nearly 300 people attended the event, which coincided with the U.S. Small Business Administration’s National...

2014-04-29 23:00:58

101 Mobility VA Beach brings in Corporate Business Development Managers and achieves referrals with community blitz. Virginia Beach, VA (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 101 Mobility Virginia Beach is an approved contracted FSS supplier of mobility solutions to the Veterans Administration and solely served veterans covered by Veterans Affairs (VA) until August of 2013. Since last fall, the business has been on a mission to expand their wide range of products and services to commercial and...

2014-03-18 23:34:07

Lake Prince Woods retirement community will offer World War II veterans an opportunity to hear about Honor Flight Historic Triangle Virginia, an organization whose goal is to take every WWII veteran in Hampton Roads to the war memorials in Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 Lake Prince Woods retirement community in conjunction with Medi Home Health will offer World War II veterans an opportunity to hear about Honor Flight Historic Triangle Virginia, an organization whose goal is to...

2014-02-03 16:20:48

HAMPTON, Va., Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Why would the Discovery Channel crash an airplane on purpose? (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) Find out Tuesday, Feb. 4, at NASA's Langley Research Center in Hampton, Va., Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) professor R. John Hansman will present "Crashing a Boeing 727 in the Mexican Desert" at 2 p.m. in the Reid Conference Center. A highly instrumented, unmanned Boeing 727 was intentionally...

2013-10-10 23:19:25

Exchange USA is announcing the addition of high quality HD home movie projectors to their full line of lifestyle products. These projectors are some of the finest in the world, and include such respected name brands as Epson and HTP. Hampton, VA (PRWEB) October 10, 2013 Exchange USA is announcing the addition of high quality HD home movie projectors to their full line of lifestyle products. These projectors are some of the finest in the world, and include such respected name brands as...

2013-06-27 23:53:16

Exchange USA is announcing yet another expansion of their lifestyle product base with the addition of pro-level fitness equipment. The fitness equipment will be available through the military loan program on the company website or by order at the storefront location in the historic Phoebus section of Hampton, VA. Hampton, VA (PRWEB) June 26, 2013 Exchange USA is announcing yet another expansion of their lifestyle product base with the addition of pro-level fitness equipment. The fitness...

2013-06-14 23:21:33

Exchange USA military financing served as a co-sponsor of the SPCA fundraiser in the Phoebus section of Hampton, VA, on Saturday, June 8th, 2013. The military financing company specifically sponsored the dunk booth. Hampton, VA (PRWEB) June 14, 2013 Exchange USA military financing served as a co-sponsor of the SPCA fundraiser in the Phoebus section of Hampton, VA, on Saturday, June 8th, 2013. The military financing company specifically sponsored the dunk booth. The booth was available as an...


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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