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2010-07-23 11:34:00

LONDON, July 23 /PRNewswire/ -- The Caribbean is one of the most beautiful holiday destinations in the world offering paradise beaches, some of the friendliest people on the planet along with fascinating culture. For a unique holiday experience Virgin Holidays recommends The BodyHoliday at LeSPORT in St Lucia, which offers guests to take part in as much activity as they want or unwind on the secluded Cariblue beach. The resort offers three swimming pools plus Jacuzzi, the Oasis spa and a...


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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