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2011-08-16 18:01:00

MAHWAH, N.J., Aug. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Jaguar C-X16 production concept will make its global debut at the Frankfurt Motor Show on September 13. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110816/CL53278 ) Designed by the same team that produced the Jaguar XJ, XF and XK, headed by Jaguar's Design Director Ian Callum, the C-X16 concept is a precursor to future Jaguar sports cars that will aim to set new class benchmarks in design, vehicle dynamics and technology. As the concept...


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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