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2005-07-24 15:38:10

By Nick Mulvenney HOCKENHEIM, Germany (Reuters) - Juan Pablo Montoya atoned for his qualifying error by storming from the back of the grid to take second place behind Fernando Alonso in Sunday's German Grand Prix. The Colombian, who spun his McLaren off the track on the final corner of his qualifying lap Saturday, said he would have won the race from pole position had it not been for that mistake. "I think everyone wanted to kill me and I wanted to kill myself as well because I think the...

2005-07-23 10:30:15

By Nick Mulvenney HOCKENHEIM, Germany (Reuters) - McLaren's Kimi Raikkonen completed his dominance of the first two days of the German Grand Prix by claiming pole position by nearly half a second Saturday. The Finn, who had topped the times for race drivers throughout the four practice sessions, clocked 1:14.320 and claim his third pole of the season despite struggling with oversteer in the last two corners. Britain's Jenson Button will join him on the front row of the grid in his BAR...

2005-07-10 09:40:36

By Alan Baldwin SILVERSTONE, England (Reuters) - Juan Pablo Montoya won the British Grand Prix for McLaren Sunday to chalk up his first success of the Formula One season. While the Colombian opened his account with the Mercedes-powered team after winning last-year's Brazilian season-ender with Williams, Renault's Formula One leader Fernando Alonso was also smiling. The Spaniard forged further ahead in the championship, finishing second to ease 26 points clear of McLaren rival Kimi...


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  • A spider.
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'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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