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Darden Restaurants Joins Michelle Obama To Improve Menus
2011-09-16 05:08:45

  Darden Restaurants, one of the largest operators of restaurants in the US that includes Olive Garden, Red Lobster, Capital Grille and Seasons 52, pledged Thursday to assist First Lady Michelle Obama´s “Let´s Move!” campaign in helping to fight childhood obesity with healthier menu options for children. The First Lady and the Partnership for a Healthier America joined company leaders at an Olive Garden in Hyattsville, MD to announce its commitment, according...


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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