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2014-05-08 12:21:34

NORFOLK, Va., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Norfolk Southern (NYSE: NSC) CEO Wick Moorman, addressing the company's annual meeting today in Williamsburg, Va., gave stockholders plenty of reasons for continued optimism following a year of record-breaking performance. "Clearly, 2013 was a big year for us," Moorman said in ticking off records in railway operating revenue, operating income, earnings per share, and operating ratio, the latter a key measure of performance efficiency. As...

2014-03-19 16:20:49

NORFOLK, Va., March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It was a "big year," CEO Wick Moorman tells stockholders in the 2013 Annual Report, posted online today, and, "I am confident in the future of Norfolk Southern and the rail industry and in our ability to help move the nation's economy forward." Describing 2013 as a breakthrough year, Moorman said, "We achieved record performance levels as our investments in network capacity, technology, and new talent delivered the safe, efficient, and...

2014-02-20 16:20:27

NORFOLK, Va., Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Norfolk Southern CEO Wick Moorman today said freight railroads are "essential to driving America's continued economic recovery." Speaking in Washington to a U.S. Chamber of Commerce meeting on infrastructure, Moorman said railroad improvements in technology, service, and capacity "provide America with a key competitive advantage in the marketplace and serve to bolster economic prosperity." Moorman pointed to resurgence in domestic...


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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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