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2009-09-17 09:45:00

ORLANDO, Fla., Sept. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Engineering Support Personnel (ESP) announced today that they have added Richard Tallman to their already strong Management team as the Senior Vice President of Business Development. Richard will be responsible for all aspects of Business Development and will aid in the development of strategic marketing plans going forward. "I am excited about the possibilities that Richard brings to our team," said Mike Roberts, ESP's CEO. "ESP is already on a...

2004-11-27 12:00:07

May a doctor in California lawfully prescribe marijuana for a seriously ill patient? May a doctor in Oregon lawfully help a terminal patient to commit suicide? Stand by. The Supreme Court will hear argument in the California case on Monday. The Oregon case is waiting in the wings on a petition for review. Both cases turn on the constitutional doctrine of separation of powers. We are talking in each case of separating the powers delegated to the federal government by the Constitution from...


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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