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2014-07-09 23:07:04

Collaboration brings technology leaders together resulting in a user friendly geographic information system (GIS) solution for assessors and parish residents. Lafayette, LA (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 Bob Miller, Product Development Lead for Map Analyst at Fenstermaker, recently announced the addition of a new Pictometry interface to Map Analyst that brings advanced technology and communications to end users. According to Miller, “Fenstermaker is the first company in Louisiana to implement a...

2014-07-08 16:28:29

SAN JOSE, Calif. and LAFAYETTE, La., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal joined executives from Enquero, an enterprise solutions company, today to announce the company's first Agile Development Center(TM) in Lafayette, Louisiana. Enquero's Agile Development Center(TM) will network with Enquero's AgilityStudios(TM) in Silicon Valley and its customers to deliver high impact business solutions. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140708/125074...

2014-06-30 23:12:03

School Shooting Prevention - POP-A-Lock Offers Schools Security Audits Lafayette, LA (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Pop-A-Lock offers sincere condolences to the families that lost a child in the fatal school shooting that occurred a few weeks ago at an Oregon high school. Although these tragic cases cannot fully be prevented from taking place, Pop-A-Lock - the most trusted team of security professionals in the nation—pledges to support school districts throughout the United States by offering...

2014-06-17 23:05:55

Fenstermaker Advanced Technologies Expert Andrew Titcom Publishes white paper describing how laser scanning can reduce planning time for plant modifications by half while doubling your personnel’s safety. Lafayette, LA (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 In the past decade, laser scanning has quickly and broadly gained acceptance in the power and industrial fields, particularly where nuclear power is concerned, because of its ability to rapidly collect field data, minimize plant risk, and maximize...

2014-06-13 23:01:44

TotaLand Academy’s next session will be conducted on June 17th and 18th live from their Lafayette office and streaming live via WebEx. (PRWEB) June 13, 2014 TotaLand Technologies will be hosting their monthly TotaLand Academy Session on June 17th and June 18th at the TotaLand offices in Lafayette, Louisiana. TotaLand Academy is usually held on the last Tuesday and Wednesday of each month. However, June’s TotaLand Academy Sessions are being held one (1) week earlier due to President...

2014-05-29 23:07:57

Last year, there were at least forty-four deaths of children in vehicles; thirty-nine of which have been confirmed as heatstroke and five of which, based upon the known circumstances, are most likely heatstroke as well. To combat these fatal accidents, Pop-A-Lock has become the only locksmith and security corporation in the United States and Canada to provide emergency door unlocking services for children stranded in cars free of charge. Lafayette, Louisiana (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 With the...

2014-05-08 20:22:04

LAFAYETTE, La., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Stone Energy Corporation (NYSE: SGY) today announced that it has priced a registered underwritten public offering of 5,000,000 shares of its common stock at a price to the public of $41.00 per share. Stone has granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase 750,000 additional shares of its common stock. The offering is expected to close on or about May 14, 2014, subject to customary closing conditions. Stone intends to use the net...

2014-05-07 16:23:54

LAFAYETTE, La., May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Stone Energy Corporation (NYSE: SGY) today announced that it has commenced a registered underwritten public offering of 5,000,000 shares of its common stock. Stone intends to grant the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase 750,000 additional shares of common stock. Stone intends to use the net proceeds from the offering for general corporate purposes, which may include potential development of the Amethyst discovery, potential drilling...

2014-03-23 23:02:59

In recognition of National Nutrition Month this March, Dr. James Finley is encouraging patients to protect their oral health by adopting a balanced diet and paying attention to signs of gum disease. For many patients, healthy eating and hygiene habits may be enough to prevent the need for gum disease treatment in Lafayette, LA, although Dr. Finley remains prepared to treat patients who are afflicted with the condition. Lafayette, LA (PRWEB) March 23, 2014 Dr. James Finley is educating...

2014-03-10 08:33:42

Directional Rentals renamed Drilling Tools International HOUSTON and LAFAYETTE, La., March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hicks Equity Partners ("HEP"), a private equity firm led by the Thomas O. Hicks family, today announced that its portfolio company, Directional Rentals, Inc., has acquired Reamco, Inc., a company based in Lafayette, Louisiana that manufactures, rents and refurbishes downhole drilling tools and related products used in the drilling industry. Directional Rentals,...


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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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