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2014-01-13 16:21:31

HOUSTON, Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ieAssurance (www.ieassurance.com), a joint venture between Faithful+Gould and TIEC, is now accepting registrations for the international training program to conduct the approved American Petroleum Institute (API) Specification Q1 and Q2 training classes in key energy hub locations beginning in March 2014. The locations include Anchorage, Aberdeen, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore, Rio de Janeiro and Abu Dhabi. "I am pleased to be leading this multi-city...

Word of the Day
  • 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.'