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2009-08-28 20:18:35

Noel Gallagher says he has quit Oasis, the British rock band he helped create in 1991 with his brother Liam. Rolling Stone said the group scrapped a gig at a French music festival Friday night after the long-bickering siblings had a huge fight backstage. The group no longer exists, an announcer, citing media reports, told the audience before Oasis was to take the stage Friday. They will not play tonight and they are canceling the rest of their European tour. It's with some sadness and great...


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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