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2008-06-18 12:00:59

By ANN FISH MADISON -- Anne Tuttle continues to pursue college degrees "because I can't live long enough to know everything I want to know." Tuttle was named as one of Moses Cone Health System's Employees of the Year for her outstanding nursing skills at the Moses Cone Behavioral Health Center. The system selects an employee of the year from each of its hospitals and divisions. Currently, she's working on a master's degree in nursing education and a nurse practitioner degree. "Medicine...


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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