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2008-07-11 00:00:27

Schilling Robotics, Inc. announced today that Gil Llacuna is the company's new vice president and corporate controller, and that Sally Larocca has become its first vice president of human resources. Now growing at 40% a year, Schilling is a leading global producer of subsea control systems, ROVs (remotely operated vehicles), and other high-technology equipment and services for oil and gas subsea exploration and production. Llacuna and Larocca both report to John Kehoe, Schilling's senior...


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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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