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2011-03-24 10:05:00

BETHLEHEM, Pa., March 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Just Born, Inc., maker of PEEPS® Brand candies, is sending its PEEPSTER Volkswagen "chick" on a tour of the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic and Midwest to celebrate its NEW www.peepsandcompany.com online store and to connect directly with loyal fans and new fans in select markets. While on its journey to promote www.peepsandcompany.com, the PEEPSTER will distribute free candy and prizes to all their fans. In addition the PEEPSTER will...


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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