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2009-02-17 11:30:00

Highly-Anticipated Fighter for Xbox 360(R) and PLAYSTATION(R)3 Explodes Onto Retail Shelves This Week SAN MATEO, Calif., Feb. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Capcom(R), a leading worldwide developer and publisher of video games, today announced that Street Fighter(R) IV has shipped to retail for the Xbox 360(R) video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and the PLAYSTATION(R)3 computer entertainment system. The long-awaited Street Fighter IV is posed to redefine the fighting game genre with 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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