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2011-03-09 13:07:00

HOUSTON, March 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- With their only Austin appearance coming May 3, 2011 at the Backyard, Arcade Fire fans snatched up all available tickets in 18 minutes last Friday morning. And ExtremeTix's ticketing system not only withstood the tremendous demand, but ensured each fan knew where they were in the online ticketing process. "After winning the Grammy for Album of the Year last month, we knew Arcade Fire was going to be a big show and great test of our ability to handle...


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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