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2009-11-02 04:00:00

WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass., Nov. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- In the wake of phenomenal growth, Troy Industries, Inc. is expanding operations, moving to a larger facility and gearing up for several exciting projects to meet the needs of its growing customer base. To thank customers for their trust and support -- and to help them Gear Up -- Troy is offering fantastic deals on some of the company's most popular products. For a limited time, Troy is offering three special Gear Up packages, featuring its...


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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