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2008-07-08 09:00:35

By Karen Nelson, The Sun Herald, Biloxi, Miss. Jul. 8--PASCAGOULA -- A manager with the Mississippi Sandhill Crane National Wildlife Refuge, which takes up hundreds of acres in Jackson County, paid the county a compliment Monday when he paid the refuge's version of taxes. Lloyd Culp, refuge complex manager, told the Board of Supervisors, "You've got something very special developing here in Jackson County. You have some of the rarest habitat on the entire planet." Culp was talking about...


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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