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2010-11-12 07:22:00

World Launch of the Jesus Maria, Jalisco, Mexico Project PARKVILLE, Mo., Nov. 12, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Parkville Rotary Club is excited to announce the world launch of a new model of intervention to eradicate sexual violence and HIV/AIDS. Mr. Yoshiaki Yamasaki M.S.Ed., Executive Director of the World Health Care Infrastructures (WHCI) d.b.a. The Philadelphia AIDS Consortium, and his team of world-renowned expert pioneers in this field, will be presenting a program at Park...

2006-07-03 03:30:44

By Frank Jack Daniel PUEBLO NUEVO, Mexico (Reuters) - A few men and women slouch against adobe huts, listening through a crackly public address system to a speech in the Huichol Indian language from a candidate in a big hat and a bright patterned cotton suit. Then everyone, including the candidate, one of Mexico's first Huichols to run for elected office, strolls off to play a dusty game of soccer under the hot afternoon sun. It is just days before Mexico chooses a new president on...

2006-07-01 16:02:58

Corrects name of town in paragraph 12 to Pueblo Nuevo from Nuevo Pueblo By Frank Jack Daniel PUEBLO NUEVO, Mexico (Reuters) - A few men and women slouch against adobe huts, listening through a crackly public address system to a speech in the Huichol Indian language from a candidate in a big hat and a bright patterned cotton suit. Then everyone, including the candidate, one of Mexico's first Huichols to run for elected office, strolls off to play a dusty game of soccer under the hot...

2006-06-30 07:40:00

By Frank Jack Daniel PUEBLO NUEVO, Mexico (Reuters) - A few men and women slouch against adobe huts, listening through a crackly public address system to a speech in the Huichol Indian language from a candidate in a big hat and a bright patterned cotton suit. Then everyone, including the candidate, one of Mexico's first Huichols to run for elected office, strolls off to play a dusty game of soccer under the hot afternoon sun. It is just days before Mexico chooses a new president on July 2 and...


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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