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2011-05-17 09:00:00

NEWPORT NEWS, Va., May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ATAC (Airborne Tactical Advantage Company), the U.S. leader in outsourced tactical airborne services for 16 years, is proud to announce the addition of former TOPGUN Commander Thomas "Trim" Downing to its team, and experienced businessman Ralph Kunz as Chief Operating Officer. The addition of a highly experienced businessman combined with a former TOPGUN commander continue to show ATAC's development of "best practices" in both military and...


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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