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2008-07-16 09:00:15

Baywood International, Inc. (OTCBB:BAYW) ("Company") announced that three of the largest testing labs in the United States, Quest Diagnostics, Lab Corp. of America and the Mayo Clinic, have all reported a sharp rise in vitamin D testing in response to growing public and physician awareness of vitamin D deficiencies among the U.S. population. As many as 36% of all Americans lack vitamin D, according to data from the National Center for Health Statistics. Research is growing regarding the...


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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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