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2009-03-06 19:03:51

A Danish plastic surgeon known as The Penis Doctor has been sentenced to two years in prison for tax fraud. Dr. Jorn Ege, a plastic surgeon who specializes in penile operations, was convicted Friday of tax fraud in Copenhagen city court, the Copenhagen Post reported Friday. In addition to the jail sentence, Ege was also ordered to pay a $780,000 fine. Ege fled the country in 2005 after the Eastern High Court determined that he should be taken into custody for allegedly concealing $2.1 million...


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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