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2009-07-10 12:55:12

Police in New York said they arrested a man dressed as Superman and handcuffed a Batman in the city's Times Square. Officers said Superman, secret identity Maksim Katsnelson, 23, of New York, became violent after police approached the Man of Steel and Batman, who by day uses the name Frank Frisoli of Maine, and asked them if they had licenses to perform on the street in costume, the New York Post reported Friday. Frisoli was handcuffed by police after they discovered the men were not carrying...


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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