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2014-03-03 12:25:57

Former Nielsen Executive Takes Role on April 1 ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill., March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Alliance for Audited Media has named Tom Drouillard as its CEO, president, and managing director. Drouillard will begin his new role April 1 following current AAM President Mike Lavery's retirement on March 31. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140303/DC75524 Drouillard, 53, brings more than 25 years of media and marketing experience from many organizations...


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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