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2013-07-15 23:21:29

The Millennium Project introduces the Global Futures Intelligence System as a new tool for organizing and advancing global participatory research and improving decisionmaking. (PRWEB) July 15, 2013 The Global Futures Intelligence System (GFIS) developed by The Millennium Project was presented at the 21st World Conference of the World Futures Studies Federation “Global Research and Social Innovation: Transforming Futures,” by Adrian Pop, Professor at the National University of...


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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