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2013-05-10 23:00:25

Sherri Gastelum: Grammy-winning singer Lauryn Hill is not the only celebrity to be hit with an IRS bill for taxes, according to a May 7, 2013 CNBC report (“Is Lauryn Hill Being Singled Out Among Tax Evaders?”), though she is one of the few openly comparing taxes to slavery, according to a May 7, 2013 Accounting Today article (“Fugees Singer Lauryn Hill Sentenced to Prison for Tax Evasion”). Platinum Tax Defenders reports on recent high-profile IRS action, and suggests...


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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