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2014-01-02 16:21:06

BEAVER CREEK, Colo., Jan. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Beaver Creek Resort announced that it intends to replace the existing Centennial Express Lift (Chair 6) with a new high-speed, state-of-the-art combination lift. The new lift will increase uphill capacity by 35 percent through the use of alternating gondola cabins and six-person chairs. The new lift is expected to be in place for the 2014-2015 ski and snowboard season, and the 2015 World Alpine Ski Championships. On Dec. 9, 2013, the...

2011-08-16 13:20:00

BROOMFIELD, Colo., Aug. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Vail Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: MTN) today announced a worldwide multi-year partnership agreement with two-time Olympic gold medalist, professional snowboarder and skateboarder Shaun White. White will represent all six of Vail Resorts' world-class mountain resorts (Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge and Keystone in Colorado and Heavenly and Northstar in California/Nevada), and Northstar at Lake Tahoe will become his home mountain and primary...

2011-07-07 16:05:00

BROOMFIELD, Colo., July 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Specialty Sports Venture ("SSV"), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Vail Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: MTN) today announced that it has acquired the assets of Outdoor Outlet, LLC, a Wisconsin-based company that owns and operates O2GearShop.com, a rapidly growing online retailer of outdoor/snowsports goods and equipment with more than 2 million total visits last year. "The addition of O2GearShop.com is a significant opportunity that will allow SSV to now...


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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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