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2013-02-05 23:02:14

EQHO Communications opens a subsidiary in Vientiane, Laos to meet increasing demands for localization services as foreign investment pours in. The Thailand based corporation is the first full-service language service provider to open for business in Lao PDR. Vientiane, Lao PDR (PRWEB) February 05, 2013 A handful of small translation agencies are no longer adequate to meet the needs of the developing Lao economy. The country has experienced massive growth at an average rate of 7% each year...

2008-08-18 12:00:25

By KAREN SHADE See Reflejos Flamencos. When you teach the beauty, flair and melancholy drama of Spanish flamenco dance, steak and potatoes are the last thing you want to see on the menu. For Lexi Beard Allen of Reflejos Flamencos, the spice and aroma of ethnic cuisine can turn a regular night out into an otherworldly experience. "I love the exotic flavors that ethnic cuisine offers," she says, "and I also love the idea that I am literally getting a taste of another culture." Whether...


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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