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2011-08-18 00:00:42

Two-time kidney transplant recipient Mary Wu, an advocate for kidney disease research and organ donation, will represent UKRO as a rider on the Donate Life float. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) August 17, 2011 UKRO, a Los Angeles"“based nonprofit charity supporting kidney disease research has announced that two-time kidney transplant recipient Mary H. Wu will represent UKRO as a rider on the Donate Life float in the 2012 Rose Parade. "This is the first time UKRO has sponsored a float rider...

2010-12-24 07:30:00

PASADENA, Calif. and RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., Dec. 24, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Hundreds of volunteers will decorate the Bayer Advanced Camelot float with thousands of fresh roses and other flowers as they prepare for the 122nd Rose Parade® on Saturday, January 1, 2011 at 11 am ET (8 am PT). (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101224/AT21862-a ) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101224/AT21862-b ) The Bayer Advanced Camelot float celebrates the...


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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