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Organic Food Eaters Feel Entitled To Be Mean To Others
2012-05-21 09:09:20

Michael Harper for RedOrbit.com Science has now proven what many of us have suspected all along: People who choose organic foods are meaner than everyone else. According to a new study published this week in the journal Social Psychology and Personality Science, choosing organic food may cause some people to not only act mean, but judge others more harshly. Surely fruits and vegetables don´t harbor a “mean gene” within them to cause us to act this way, so what is it...


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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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