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2011-07-12 13:05:00

MILWAUKEE, June 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Hupy and Abraham, S.C. is sponsoring Emergence, the summer showcase of the 2011 Milwaukee Ballet Summer Intensive Program. The annual program features intensive, comprehensive study for approximately 125 ballet students from across the country and the world in both June and July. The Milwaukee Ballet connects with over 25,000 individuals, representing 80 schools and community groups, through in-school programming and thoughtfully crafted community...


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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