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2014-03-26 12:25:50

LONDON, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leaders from Europe and the Arab world investigate Legacy events often initially provide employment in construction, tourism and infrastructure but can fall short in their provision of longer term opportunities. Once the audiences have left, efforts to maintain the drive and enthusiasm to continue the legacy commitments can often stagnate. With the recent London Olympics, Sochi Winter Olympics and the...

2011-08-30 19:05:44

An Indiana University study that compared strategies used by extroverted college students and their less socially inclined peers found that happy people who are less outgoing relied less on partying and drinking to be happy and more on connections with family and friends or cognitive strategies, such as positive thinking. "You don't have to go out and party to be happy. That's the thing students feel they need to do, particularly when they're new to campus," said Bernardo J. Carducci,...

2011-05-30 00:00:29

Former international tennis player and businesswoman, Pia Balling, announces release of the book "The Perpetual Happiness Machine," that you can find at http://www.youramazingpower.com/change-your-life-with-the-perpetual-happiness-machine. For the past few years, many people have been suffering in the increasingly challenging economic climate, which, combined with a desire to give her loved ones a life changing happiness tool, drove Pia Balling to create this book on how to be happy and...

2009-04-29 11:58:00

PLEASANTVILLE, N.Y., April 29 /PRNewswire/ -- The Spring issue of Purpose Driven Connection magazine, developed through a collaborative partnership between Dr. Rick Warren and The Reader's Digest Association, Inc., hits newsstands today, offering award-winning content - the magazine exclusive of the Pulitzer Prize winning article, "Rebirth of a Feral Child." Editorial Director Frank Lalli said, "In keeping with the Purpose Driven Connection's standards of excellence, we are proud to present...


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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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