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2013-03-19 23:04:39

Founder names Share Norville Vice President of United Cancer Survivors of America, Inc.. Miss Norville is an experienced event planner who is also cousin to a well known TV Anchor/Journalist and no stranger to the entertainment world, in her own right. Birmingham, Alabama (PRWEB) March 19, 2013 Share Norville, distant cousin to well known TV News Anchor/Journalist, Deborah Norville, has been named Vice President of United Cancer Survivors of America, Inc. (serving all 50 United States)....

First TV Anchor Wasn’t Cronkite
2012-10-03 19:04:52

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online While Anchorman 2 is underway in the studios, one researcher set out to assure everyone that neither Walter Cronkite, nor Ron Burgundy, was TV's first anchorman, as it was really a quiz show panelist from 1948. Mike Conway, an associate professor of journalism at Indiana University, found that the first anchorman was John Cameron Swayze, who was a regular on the 1948 quiz show "Who Said That?" Swayze, an experienced print and...

Word of the Day
  • 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.'