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2012-10-30 06:30:25

redOrbit Meteorologist Joshua Kelly Ongoing coverage of Hurricane Sandy and the impending Halloween Superstorm by redOrbit Meteorologist Joshua Kelly. UPDATE - October 30, 2012 6:30AM CDT: Baltimore MD: This morning the Metro area is dealing with downed trees, flooded streets, and also a large number of power outages. The region is dealing with heavy rain and just to the west in the mountain region, people are dealing with the wrath of heavy snowfall. West Virginia: Snowfall...


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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