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2008-07-08 15:00:39

By BRIAN DONNELLY A SUPERMARKET'S own label single malt has beaten several branded whiskies to take an international title. Tesco's 12-year-old Highland Single Malt, which sells for GBP15.58, beat names such as Laphroaig, Glenmorangie and Glenkinchie at the International Wine and Spirit Competition (IWSC) awards . It won the Anglo Overseas Trophy for the best single malt whisky up to 15 years old in the blind tasting. The competition is run each year and all wines, spirits and...


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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