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2010-10-25 14:50:00

NORWALK, Conn., Oct. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Diageo, the world's leading spirits, beer and wine company, has been named a "Great Place to Work" by Connecticut Magazine, in recognition of the company's productive and employee-friendly approach to its business. Diageo's policies, such as generous flex time and telecommuting, as well as benefits like concierge service and backup child care help make it one of the state's most admired employers. "At Diageo we strive to create an environment where...

2010-10-11 13:54:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- After roaming the high seas alone for more than 375 years, legendary party host Captain Morgan threw a bash for the ages Saturday night in Las Vegas to officially welcome supermodel Marisa Miller as his first-ever "First Mate." (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101011/NY79956 ) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20101011/NY79956 ) At just after midnight on 10/10/10, hundreds in attendance watched as Miller debuted the world premiere...

2010-08-19 10:17:00

ALAMEDA, Calif., Aug. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Rosenblum Cellars, the pioneering Zinfandel wine producer based in Alameda, is the official wine sponsor of Oakland's 10th Anniversary Art & Soul Festival on August 21-22, 2010, expected to draw crowds of more than 50,000 visitors to downtown Oakland. The festival is a celebration of Oakland's musical heritage, art and diversity. Rosenblum Cellars wines will be served at all beverage concessions, and sampled within the Rosenblum Wine Garden....

2010-08-12 12:30:00

ALAMEDA, Calif., Aug. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- As music lovers and Elvis Presley fans everywhere are surely aware, National Elvis Week 2010 takes place from August 10 through August 16. Rosenblum Cellars, the Alameda dockside winery with over 30 years of award-winning Zinfandel and Rhone style wines, will be celebrating with a public tribute bash on Saturday, August 14 - featuring great wines, barbecue lunch with a Memphis flair and a performance by the King himself ... or the next best thing....

2010-07-14 07:22:00

NAPA, Calif., July 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Beaulieu Vineyard, the benchmark Napa Valley vintner with 110 years of excellence in winemaking, will once again be the featured wine of the 62nd Primetime Emmy® Awards Governors Ball to be held on August 29, 2010 at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Los Angeles immediately following the Primetime Emmy telecast. This is the seventh consecutive year BV wine has been featured at the Emmy celebrations and the fifth year Beaulieu...

2010-07-09 05:10:00

HOUSTON, July 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Zwack, the national shot of Hungary, is excited to announce that the best of the best air hockey players will compete at the 2010 Zwack Air Hockey World Championships July 15-18, 2010 in Houston. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100709/LA32790) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100709/LA32790) The 2010 Zwack Air Hockey World Championships, open to both amateurs and experts, will feature 16 Valley-Dynamo air hockey tables...

2010-06-16 07:22:00

NAPA, Calif. June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Sterling Vineyards, the landmark Napa Valley winery, announced the eighth annual Sterling Silver Screen Series outdoor movie season. Through the generosity of co-sponsor NBC Universal®, the 2010 Sterling Silver Screen Series will feature classic and "neo-classic" films, in a variety of genres, from the Universal archives. All proceeds from the summer screenings will benefit local charities through Sterling's Stars & Vines Fund with...

2010-03-01 07:20:00

NAPA, Calif., March 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Diageo Chateau & Estate Wines Company, a leading producer of premium wines, and a sponsor of the Elton John Aids Foundation, will provide Sterling Vineyards wines for the EJAF gala dinner and Academy Awards( )Viewing Party for the fourth consecutive year. Sterling Vineyards 2006 SVR and Sterling Vineyards Napa Valley 2008 Sauvignon Blanc will be poured at this prestigious event. Diageo Chateau & Estate Wines will continue to provide wines for...

2010-01-26 07:37:00

NAPA, Calif., Jan. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Diageo Chateau & Estate Wines (DC&E) recently achieved a certification from the California Sustainable Winegrowing Alliance (CSWA) for the adoption and promised improvement of sustainable winemaking practices at its Sterling Vineyards winery and Napa Valley Vineyards. The Certified California Sustainable Winegrowing (CCSW-Certified) program aims to enhance transparency, encourage statewide participation and advance the entire...

2010-01-15 07:30:00

MIAMI, Jan. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Diageo, the world's leading spirits, beer and wine company, is delivering more than 45,000 pounds of food and emergency supplies to earthquake victims in Haiti today. Diageo's specially commissioned 727 aircraft departs Miami this morning. This mission is part of Diageo's Spirit of the Americas Humanitarian Aid program, an ongoing effort to deliver critical assistance to disaster zones and communities where Diageo's employees and their families...


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  • 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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