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2011-08-15 10:02:00

ST. PAUL, Minn., Aug. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Youth Leadership Council® and State Farm® are pleased to announce the availability of $2,000 Project Ignition grants for public high schools to support their students in addressing teen driver safety through service-learning. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101206/MM12212LOGO) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110208/DC44293LOGO) According to the National...


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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