Quantcast

Latest Fool's gold Stories

2008-08-29 03:00:36

FOOL'S GOLD (12) Also available to buy pounds 19.99. MATTHEW McCONAUGHEY stars as treasure hunter Ben 'Finn' Finnegan who discovers evidence of a legendary 18th-century sunken booty called The Queen's Dowry. He shares the secret with ex-wife Tess (Kate Hudson) but she is unimpressed so Finn blags his way on board the luxury yacht owned by billionaire Nigel Honeycutt (Donald Sutherland), where Tess now works as a steward, but archrival Moe (Ray Winstone) isalready in hot pursuit of the...

2008-06-24 02:29:38

A 29-year-old photographer told police a group of surfers attacked him in Malibu, Calif., while he was trying to take pictures of Matthew McConaughey. McConaughey is an avid surfer and film actor best known for his roles in Fool's Gold, We Are Marshall, Sahara, Contact and A Time to Kill. The Los Angeles Times said the photographer from Santa Monica, Calif., told sheriff's deputies that a large group of surfers hit him and threw his camera into the ocean Saturday afternoon while he was...


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.'
Related