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2014-06-20 08:20:07

LONDON, ON, June 20, 2014 /CNW/ - According to data collected by CarProof, Canada's most trusted provider of vehicle history reports, more than one-third of vehicles in Canada have an existing lien, but Canadians are largely unaware of this fact and underestimate how common car liens actually are. Data compiled and featured in CarProof's vehicle history reports reveals that 37 per cent of vehicles in Canada have a current lien on them. Quite simply, a lien is security for a debt...


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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