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2009-06-12 14:04:38

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announced a voluntary recall of LaJobi cribs due to risk of entrapment and possible suffocation. About 2,900 Babi Italia Pinehurst and Bonavita Hudson drop-side cribs have lower spring pins on the foot board and headboard of the cribs that could pop out of place, causing the drop side to detach, the commission said in a statement. An incident of the pins dropping out would then create a dangerous gap between the drop side and the mattress. The...

Word of the Day
  • 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.'