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2011-06-28 00:00:32

Award Recognizes the Most Innovative Dealership Solution of 2011 Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) June 27, 2011 DrivingSales (http://www.drivingsales.com) today announced the call for entries for the second annual DrivingSales Innovation Cup Award, which recognizes the most innovative dealership solution of 2011. The Innovation Cup Award will be presented at the DrivingSales Executive Summit (DSES), held October 9th through October 11th, 2011 at the Bellagio Las Vegas. Finalists will have the...

2011-06-22 00:00:34

James H. Franklin, vice president of finance and corporate treasurer of John Knox Village, is retiring next spring, capping a financial career in both the healthcare and retirement industries that spans more than four decades. His successor will be announced at a future date. Lee's Summit, MO (PRWEB) June 21, 2011 James H. Franklin, vice president of finance and corporate treasurer of John Knox Village, is retiring next spring, capping a financial career in both the healthcare and...

2011-06-18 00:01:05

Only weeks after NVI ranks in the Top 50 of Canada's Fastest-Growing Companies, CEO Guillaume Bouchard has won "Canada's Top Young Entrepreneur" at PROFIT 200 CEO Summit. Montreal, QC (PRWEB) June 17, 2011 The CEO of Canada's largest and fastest growing SEO and Social Media agency, NVI, has been named "Canada's Top Young Entrepreneur". Mr. Bouchard received this award at the PROFIT 200 CEO Summit in Toronto on June 15, 2011. This honor follows only weeks after NVI ranked in the Top 50 of...

2011-05-30 00:00:29

World leaders fall behind on existing promises on development, health and hunger. Summit fails to address global food price crisis, even as millions pushed into poverty (PRWEB) May 28, 2011 As Group of Eight leaders close their annual summit today, Christian humanitarian agency World Vision is concerned about the consequences of their failure to fulfill or bolster the impact of existing aid commitments, even as rising global food prices push millions of households further toward hunger and...

2011-05-25 07:30:00

SALT LAKE CITY, May 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Gary Vaynerchuk will keynote the third annual DrivingSales Executive Summit (DSES) scheduled for October 9th through 11th, 2011 at the Bellagio Las Vegas. Vaynerchuk is a social media expert and New York Times bestselling author. His appearance at DSES is supported in part by Dealer.com. Registration is now open for the summit at: http://drivingsalesexecutivesummit.com/2011_registration/. (Logo:...

2011-05-10 12:09:00

AURORA, Colo., May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Knowledge2011 Utility Executive Summit -- an invitation-only event for senior-level utility industry leaders -- will be held November 7-9, 2011, in Amelia Island, Fla., Energy Central CEO Steve Drazga announced today. The annual gathering brings together top energy industry CIOs, VPs of Customer Service and Operations executives for two days of roundtable discussions and interactive forums addressing the myriad topics, trends and issues facing...

2011-05-09 00:00:28

Leon H. Sullivan Foundation, a leader in empowering underprivileged people worldwide by promoting the principles of self-help and social responsibility announces the worldwide launch of the upcoming Leon H. Sullivan Summit IX, One Africa, to be held in Philadelphia Friday, May 13th, 2011. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) May 08, 2011 Leon H. Sullivan Foundation, a leader in empowering underprivileged people worldwide by promoting the principles of self-help and social responsibility announces the...

2011-05-06 00:00:29

Virginia Commonwealth University Medical School has adopted the Just Neighbors poverty awareness curriculum, as the service learning component for its first year medical students. Beginning in the fall of 2011, all 200 first year medical students will be exposed to a working understanding of poverty and the physical and emotional toll it takes. Summit, NJ (PRWEB) May 05, 2011 Virginia Commonwealth University Medical School has adopted the Just Neighbors poverty awareness curriculum, as the...

2011-04-24 20:06:00

SUMMIT, N.J., April 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Nautilus Solar Energy, LLC ("Nautilus Solar") today announced that Brian Quinlan has joined the company as the Executive Vice President of Development. Brian will lead the company's utility project development throughout the US and Canada. The addition of Brian's expertise continues Nautilus's commitment to expanding into the wholesale market segment nationwide. He is joining Nautilus from Lars Energy, LLC where he had been a Managing...

2011-04-18 08:05:00

HOPKINTON, Mass., April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- EMC Corporation (NYSE: EMC), the world leader in information infrastructure solutions, today announced the world's first Data Scientist Summit to be held May 11-12 at the Venetian Hotel in Las Vegas. The inaugural event, hosted at EMC World 2011, brings together data scientists and leaders from industry and academia to exchange ideas and explore their potential to change business and society in unprecedented ways. Attendees will span today's...


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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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