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2008-03-26 15:00:53

China-AsiaStocks.com, an investor and industry portal China-Asia sector within Investorideas.com, reports on China's growing appetite for luxury goods from fashion, to cars, to jewelry and how both China's domestic and established well-known foreign brands are meeting the increasing demands. With a rising number of millionaires and a growing middle class, China is poised to become the second biggest consumer of luxury goods by 2015. Coach Inc. (News, Market), BMW Group (News, Market), Audi...


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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