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2010-11-03 14:55:00

Evangelist Reflects on Passing of Another Year; Continues to Look Forward CHARLOTTE, N.C., Nov. 3., 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As evangelist Billy Graham approaches his 92nd birthday on Sunday, Nov. 7, he reflects on ministry events of the past year, as he continues to look for ways he can further serve the Lord in his remaining years. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100108/BGLOGO) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100108/BGLOGO) "I am amazed every time I...

2010-04-20 19:16:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After being closed for several months of renovations, the Billy Graham Library in Charlotte, N.C., today showcased new additions and changes to the facility, including a 15-by-31-foot mural called "The Cross" by renowned artist Thomas Kinkade. Hosted by Franklin Graham, president and CEO of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association (BGEA), the event also highlighted other significant additions to the facility, which officially reopens to...

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2006-12-13 21:00:05

By TIM WHITMIRE CHARLOTTE, N.C. - A family feud has broken out over where ailing evangelist Billy Graham and his equally frail wife, Ruth, will be buried. The couple had long been expected to place their graves at The Cove, a Bible training center near the Grahams' mountainside home at Montreat, but now those plans are uncertain. Mark DeMoss, a spokesman for the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, acknowledged Wednesday that the family is now divided on the issue. He said the burial...


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  • A spider.
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'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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