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2011-02-16 08:30:00

--Dr. Jordan Orange, Holder of Newly Endowed Chair at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Researches Immune Disorders-- PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia announced the establishment of the Jeffrey Modell Endowed Chair in Pediatric Immunology Research. A ceremony at the Hospital's Ruth and Tristram Colket, Jr. Translational Research Building recognized the first holder of the chair, pediatric immunologist Jordan S. Orange,...

2009-11-23 11:20:00

--Organization for 'Promoting Useful Knowledge' Honors Dr. Jordan Orange-- PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A pediatric immunologist at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia has received a prestigious annual award from the American Philosophical Society, an organization founded in 1743 by Benjamin Franklin. Jordan S. Orange, M.D., Ph.D., received the Society's Judson Daland Prize on Nov. 13 for his contributions to research and treatment of inherited immune deficiency...


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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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