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General News Archive - August 25, 2011

Advanced Foundation Repair shares DYI Foundation Watering Solutions.

Sandy, Utah; Beaverton, Oregon residents awarded top prizes San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) August 25, 2011 Save the Redwoods League today revealed the three

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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