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2013-09-21 23:04:20

Willemsen was appointed by Royal Decree as Honorary Consul to the Netherlands for Central Florida in 2010; the Consulate of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, which serves 22 counties, occupied the leased premises under Willemsen's control. Maitland, FL (PRWEB) September 21, 2013 Keller Road, LLC, owner of a sustainably designed and award winning Green commercial office building located at 429 South Keller Road, Orlando, Florida, filed suit on August 30th against Stonehenge Telecom...

2009-10-09 04:30:00

CORONADO, Calif., Oct. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- California American Water announced today that Blanca Zarazua, Monterey County attorney and Honorary Consul of Mexico, has been appointed to its board of directors. "California American Water is deeply committed to the communities we serve," said company president Rob MacLean. "Ms. Zarazua will bring a highly respected local voice to our board, which will make our commitment more profound. We are fortunate to have someone with...

2009-09-22 07:00:00

LAS VEGAS, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Honorary Consul of Germany announced today a unique event in Las Vegas for the weekend of October 3 and 4. The event involves Art, History, Education and Politics. As Germans celebrate their National Holiday on October 3, the event coincides with the 20th Anniversary of the Fall of the Wall in Berlin. That remarkable event reunited East- and West Germany in 1989 and marked the beginning of a new era in history. It was the end of the cold...


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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