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2014-05-08 23:10:08

Organizations partner to support Americans caring for veterans and military service members. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 Easter Seals Dixon Center launched its free, online webinar series for caregiver education and training this week. The series was created to meet the growing need for caregiver education identified by the RAND study commissioned by the Elizabeth Dole Foundation. The study provided comprehensive evidence-based needs assessments of military caregivers. The report...

2014-02-21 16:23:36

Pioneer Natural Resources announced as presenting sponsor; donates $1 million to Habitat for Humanity DALLAS, Feb. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dallas Area Habitat for Humanity, Trinity Habitat for Humanity, the City of Dallas and the City of Fort Worth announced today that the 31(st) annual Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter Work Project will take place in North Texas the week of Oct. 5-11, 2014. Pioneer Natural Resources, a large independent oil and natural gas company headquartered in North...

2014-01-28 23:26:32

Nominations will be accepted until May 1, 2014 for 2015 NFID Awards: Maxwell Finland Award for Scientific Achievement and Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter Humanitarian Award. Bethesda, MD (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 The National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID) presents annual awards to outstanding individuals who have made significant and lasting contributions to global public health through scientific achievement, philanthropy, or legislation. Nominations for the Maxwell Finland Award...


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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