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2012-10-26 04:01:10

Sahara Knights-Martin sustains a back injury but is able to spend time rehabilitating and training by attending an online, college-preparatory high school. Westlake Village, CA (PRWEB) October 25, 2012 Sahara Knights-Martin, a freshman at Oaks Christian Online School (OCO), is a rising tennis player and online student. She won the annual Long Beach Eldorado Park Junior Satellite Tournament and the La Habra Tennis Center Junior Satellite Tournament and was looking forward to playing in her...


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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