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2009-05-05 12:59:14

A New York restaurant said the city's first kosher tequila arrived at the eatery just in time for Cinco de Mayo. Restaurant Tequilaville said Kosher Tequila Agave 99 is being served for the first time in the city Tuesday as part of the Mexican independence celebration, the New York Post reported. The OU (Orthodox Union) seal is on every bottle, Martin Silver said. We've invited people from the Mexican Embassy and asked a few religious leaders to show up. You know the song 'Hava Nagila'? We're...


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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