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2014-02-25 12:28:52

United States Olympic Committee sponsors work together to produce creative custom imagery using USG and GE technology CHICAGO, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Like the athletes they support, three U.S. Olympic Committee (USOC) sponsors, USG Corporation (NYSE: USG), General Electric (GE) and Citi (C) used teamwork to produce custom installations at the USA House at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140225/MM71209 To view the multimedia content...

2014-02-06 08:26:26

BOSTON, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For many U.S. Olympic athletes, the road to the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games has been scattered with setbacks that had to be overcome to rise to their sport's pinnacle. Similarly, everyday Americans face obstacles small and large. As the Olympic Winter Games open today in Sochi, Russia, Liberty Mutual Insurance, the Official Property and Casualty and Life Insurance Partner of the 2014 and 2016 U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Teams, unveils the...

2014-02-05 08:30:21

Premium Bedding Topper to Support American Athletes at Sochi LOS ANGELES, Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Olympic Committee (USOC) today announced a partnership with airweave, the top-selling premium bedding topper in Japan that recently launched its product in the United States. Through the sponsorship, airweave will support American athletes participating in the 2014 Sochi Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, marking a pivotal moment for the category-leader as it continues...

2014-01-21 16:22:42

Certified Consultants of the Association for Applied Sport Psychology Provide Mental Skills Coaching For Olympic Athletes and Coaches CHAGRIN FALLS, Ohio, Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As athletes finalize preparations for the upcoming Olympic Games in Sochi, mental training will be important in providing a competitive edge. Certified Consultants of the Association for Applied Sport Psychology (AASP) are an important part of the behind the scenes team preparing athletes...

2014-01-13 08:24:39

BOSTON, Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For every Team USA athlete who has dreamed of competing on the world stage, there is no greater glory than earning an Olympic or Paralympic medal for his or her country. Liberty Mutual Insurance, the Official Property and Casualty and Life Insurance Partner of the 2014 and 2016 U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Teams, today announces that it is working with the U.S. Olympic Committee to protect our athletes' greatest reward by insuring each gold, silver...

2014-01-08 16:24:53

Forum with U.S. Olympic Legends, Athlete Appearances at Road to Sochi Tour, and Free Public Skating on Frog Pond Among the Local Activities Planned by Team USA's Only Boston-Based Sponsor BOSTON, Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In 30 days our U.S. Olympic athletes will step onto the world stage to compete in the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia. To get Bostonians in the spirit over the next several weeks, Liberty Mutual Insurance has a series of Team USA- and winter-themed...

2014-01-07 08:28:00

Team Kellogg's athletes and U.S. Olympic Committee dietitians offer tips to help moms tackle everyday challenges BATTLE CREEK, Mich., Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Whether finding creative ways to help fuel their kids in the morning or coming up with smart snacks to help keep their families energized during the day, moms are constantly in search of easy ways to develop healthy habits with their families. To help mom support her family's active and healthy lifestyles, Kellogg's® is rolling out...


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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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