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2013-03-25 23:01:57

The Washington, DC-based Gallaudet University has historically offered the vanguard approach for meeting the academic needs of its students who are deaf and heard of hearing. Vital to communication, the advancements in computer technology and internet-based applications made it necessary for the Harkin Computer Lab´s administrators to develop a new, progressive vision in furniture design and space planning layout, finding collaboration partners with SMARTdesks designers and product...


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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