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2010-06-21 08:00:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., June 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Praetorian, a provider of diverse business lines that include logistics and supply chain management services to commercial and defense organizations, has contracted with Lockheed Martin's (NYSE: LMT) Savi Technology to leverage Savi's existing wireless cargo tracking network in Pakistan. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080123/AQW081LOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080123/AQW081LOGO) Praetorian plans to...


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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