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2011-06-08 12:54:00

MONTEREY, Calif., June 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumer appetite for green products has increased significantly in the past year, according to findings from the annual ImagePower® Global Green Brands Study, one of the largest global consumer surveys of green brands and corporate environmental responsibility. This year's survey, which polled more than 9,000 people in eight countries, reveals that consumers worldwide intend to purchase more environmental products in the...

2011-05-09 08:30:00

NEW YORK, May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- KRC Research, a leading strategic communications research firm, today announced the appointment of Bradley Honan as chief executive officer, effective immediately. In this role, Honan will focus on client service and strategic growth for the firm. An expert in corporate reputation, brand equity, qualitative and quantitative research methods, and media monitoring and measurement, Honan will drive the firm's expansion and develop new research products....

2011-03-17 09:48:00

Firm Shines in Humor and Digital Categories WASHINGTON, March 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Public affairs firm Berman and Company (BAC) won twelve Pollie Awards over the weekend for its work in issue advocacy advertising and creative public relations campaigns. Each year the prestigious Pollie Awards recognize the best in political and public affairs communications. The Pollie Awards are administered by the American Association of Political Consultants, which is the world's...

2011-02-14 08:30:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Weber Shandwick today announced that Charlotte Otto, former global external relations officer at Procter & Gamble, and Douglas E. Schoen, a nationally known political analyst and corporate communications strategist, have been appointed as senior advisers to the firm and key members of the firm's Corporate Strategic Advisory Board. Otto will be working closely with Weber Shandwick's leadership team, providing counsel to the firm's clients on...

2010-06-08 11:00:00

MONTEREY, Calif., June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- One of the largest global surveys to date on consumer perceptions of green brands and corporate environmental behavior reveals global differences about the top environmental concerns among consumers. While climate change is important across most countries, 30 percent of Brazilians and 26 percent of Indians cite deforestation as the top issue, and in Australia, 68 percent of consumers say it's important that companies manage water efficiently. The...

2010-05-10 05:00:00

9 Million People at Risk of Losing Credit Access to Buy Car, Truck SURVEY HIGHLIGHTS: Support for financial reform bill drops by almost one-third when consumers learn auto dealers are included; 65% support amendment removing them from bill WASHINGTON, May 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Support for the Senate financial reform bill (S. 3217) drops from 70 percent to 41 percent when consumers learn that current legislation could make it more challenging and expensive to get auto credit,...

2009-09-25 06:00:00

DEARBORN, Mich., Sept. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The vast majority of U.S. drivers believes handheld texting while driving is very dangerous and should be banned nationwide, according to a new national survey released today. The survey showed that 86 percent of U.S. drivers believe handheld texting while driving is "very dangerous" and 93 percent support a nationwide ban on texting. At the same time, only 42 percent of respondents believe drivers would stop texting behind the...

2009-07-21 08:00:00

NEW YORK, July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- A newly released survey, conducted in seven countries -- the United States, the United Kingdom, China, Brazil, India, Germany and France -- indicates that while many environmental beliefs and behaviors are shared across different consumer cultures, others vary widely. Generally, consumers in the US, UK, Germany and France tend to align in their attitudes, while consumers in Brazil, India, and China have divergent views, and are particularly inclined to...


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  • 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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