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2010-11-16 07:10:00

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Nov. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Tennessee-based The Speakers Group, a full-service speakers bureau that serves as an expert partner to associations, corporations, universities and other organizations as they book speakers for their events, is announcing the official launch of its interactive and user-friendly website at http://www.TheSpeakersGroup.com. "To celebrate the launch of our completely revamped website, we're giving away an iPad with every speaker booking over...

2009-08-17 07:40:00

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Aug. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Meeting and conference organizers planning to feature the hot topic of social media at upcoming events can be easily overwhelmed when they begin their search for possible speakers. Case in point, a Google query for social media speakers yields over 22 million results, for social media experts, more than 68 million. (Compare that to about 1.5 million results when searching for motivational speaker on Google.) As an alternative, The Speakers Group...


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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