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2009-11-04 07:00:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Whistlefritz, which produces the popular Spanish for Beginners series of children's Spanish immersion DVDs, announced today that its latest DVD release, Adentro y Afuera (Inside & Out), has received multiple national awards, including a Parents' Choice Silver Award from the prestigious Parents' Choice Foundation. Since its release, Adentro y Afuera (Inside & Out) has become one of the most honored children's DVDs of the year. "Whistlefritz...

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.'