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Will Apple Keep Austin Weird?
2012-05-02 12:17:58

Image Credit: Photos.com --- Michael Harper for RedOrbit.com Last June, Steve Jobs visited the Cupertino City Council to make a pitch for their new “spaceship” campus. Pitching his plans for the new facilities, Steve Jobs told the city board members, “Apple is growing like a weed“¦” Now, in further response to such growth, Apple and Austin have agreed to terms and will begin construction on a new Texas facility this summer. Apple first...


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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