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2008-07-22 18:00:50

PNM Resources, Inc. (NYSE: PNM) and Continental Energy Systems LLC today announced that they have mutually agreed to terminate PNM Resources' pending acquisition of Cap Rock Energy Corporation, a regulated Texas electric distribution and transmission subsidiary of Continental. The parties will focus their efforts on completing the pending acquisition by Continental of the natural gas business of PNM Resources' subsidiary, PNM. "The sale of the PNM gas operations remains on track, and...


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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