Oddities News Archive - March 23, 2011
Tana, a female French bulldog, was brought to a veterinary center for her first vaccination, however, specialists there were alerted by the size of her clitoris, which was "larger than normal", and they started to carry out tests.
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.'