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2008-08-24 18:00:18

By EDDIE FITZMAURICE ACTOR Pierce Brosnan has admitted growing up without a dad inspired him to shower his own sons with love. The Mamma Mia! star - who has two boys Dylan Thomas, 11, and Paris Beckett, seven, with wife Keely Shaye Smith - said his upbringing was the biggest influence on how he raises his children. Navan man Pierce, 55, whose dad walked out when he was young, said: "I want my boys to feel like they belong and know the love of family. "I'm very aware of how precious...


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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