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Vibrating Sex Toys Used To Loosen Up Actors’ Vocal Chords
2013-03-08 19:22:53

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Vibrators are being used by researchers at the University of Alberta to help give actors a little bit more vocal power. The team of researchers found that pressing the sex toys against the throats of actors helps to give them improved projection and range — vocally, of course. “You can actually watch on a spectrograph how vocal energy grows,” said David Ley, who worked on the project. “Even when you take...


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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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