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2010-06-08 12:03:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., June 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Piedmont Natural Gas (NYSE: PNY) announced today that the Piedmont Natural Gas Foundation (Foundation) has awarded its first annual Environmental and Energy Sustainability grant in the amount of $100,000 to The Conservation Fund (TCF), a leading non-profit dedicated to advancing America's land and water legacy while supporting local economies. The grant will support TCF projects in 39 counties in eastern North Carolina and also in...

2010-05-13 12:02:00

NASHVILLE, Tenn., May 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Piedmont Natural Gas Foundation announced today that it was making $200,000 in grant money available to assist those impacted by the recent flooding. Of that amount, $100,000 is being made available to low-income individuals and families for the replacement of natural gas appliances damaged by the recent flooding. The funds will be distributed through the Metro Action Commission and are an offshoot of Piedmont's Share the Warmth!...


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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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