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Entertainment News Archive - August 15, 2010

WASHINGTON, Aug. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S.

NEW YORK, Aug. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- On September 1st, 2010, New York City based radio personality, Trey Morgan will embark on a journey designed to shock him into a more philanthropic way of life.

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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