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2014-01-31 12:27:15

STERLING HEIGHTS, MI, Jan. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - It's the manufacturing world's version of speed-dating: a day-long summit next Thursday, Feb. 6, with Boeing Corp and KUKA Systems North America LLC to help potential aerospace suppliers find their niche in the supply chains of the two companies. KUKA Systems and Boeing supply-chain teams have identified over 50 procurement needs for which they would like to find and qualify Michigan companies. The supplier summit is being...


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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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