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2008-12-09 10:00:00

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Dec. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Corefino, Inc., a provider of outsourced accounting and financial solutions, today announced the appointment of Lisa Dean to serve as the company's Vice President of Sales. She is responsible for the building and management of sales teams, and the achievement of sales productivity and revenue by engaging clients who will benefit from Corefino's innovative combination of robust Web-based financial software and off-site professional expertise....

2006-03-02 08:04:15

By Alan Elsner COLUMBIA, Maryland (Reuters) - Elizabeth and Teddy Dean are learning about the Italian scientist Galileo, so they troop into the kitchen, where their mother Lisa starts by reviewing some facts about the Renaissance. Elizabeth, 11, and Teddy, 8, have never gone to school. Their teachers are primarily their parents, which puts them into what is believed to be the fast-growing sector of the U.S. education system -- the home-school movement. For their science lesson,...


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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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