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2014-06-24 12:26:17

THE MOST ICONIC CREATURES IN FILM HISTORY AVAILABLE FOR THE VERY FIRST TIME EVER IN ONE DEFINITIVE SET! UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Since the era of silent films, Universal Pictures has earned a reputation as the home of the monster movie, producing landmark films that defined the horror genre for all time. Now for the first time ever, all 30 Universal Classic Monster films will be available together on DVD in the Universal Classic Monsters: Complete 30-Film...

2011-08-17 00:00:32

Afghanistan War Veteran Injured by IED Wins Special Wheelchair Accessible Motorcycle Akron, OH (PRWEB) August 16, 2011 In a month-long essay contest titled "ËœNominate Your Hero', one paraplegic individual was to be named the winner of a $50,000 wheelchair accessible trike at the 71st Annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in Sturgis, SD. The contest drew 59 nominations from all parts of the country. The winner, Marine Staff Sergeant Jack Pierce of San Antonio, TX was announced at...

2010-07-20 08:28:00

DENVER, July 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Hourglass Management Corporation (HMC), an industry leader focused on strategic consultation and best practices within the Automotive Remarketing, Financing and Fleet Management industries, is pleased to announce the appointment of Jack Pierce to Vice President, Business Development. In this role, Pierce is responsible for creating new business opportunities across HMC's suite of companies, including Flexco Fleet Services (FFS), Innovative Funding Services...

2008-07-08 06:00:23

By Nick Chordas, The Columbus Dispatch, Ohio Jul. 8--'The Mummy' Not rated, $26.98 Hot off his success in Frankenstein, Boris Karloff -- billed as "Karloff the Uncanny" -- wrapped himself in rags and emerged as Im-ho-tep, a 3,700-year-old Egyptian high priest looking for his long-lost, reincarnated love. The 1932 horror hit probably won't scare the wits out of modern audiences, although the sight of the gaunt-faced Karloff wearing Jack Pierce's signature makeup remains satisfyingly...


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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