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2014-04-15 12:23:40

HONG KONG, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Lind Partners is pleased to announce the appointment of John Hancock as consultant. Mr. Hancock will advise Lind on various matters, including investing in the Australian resource sector. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140414/73177 John Hancock is an Australian National and has held positions at Iscor Mining and Steel (South Africa), Hancock Prospecting (Director) and is currently a non-executive Director of Volta...


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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