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2013-09-30 23:03:18

Emmitt Smith Joins Professional Basketball, Baseball and Racing Stars in Partnering with Takeda on Gout Education Campaign Deerfield, IL (PRWEB) September 30, 2013 For Emmitt Smith, Pro Football running back legend, as an athlete, pain was a part of the job. Yet he describes a gout flare as a level of pain like nothing else he had felt before. Along with an estimated 8 million Americans, Smith suffers from gout, a serious form of arthritis, and he’s joining a team of sports stars to...


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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