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Legionnaires’ Disease Appears At Luxor Hotel, One Dies
2012-01-31 08:34:07

The Southern Nevada Health District announced that three guests from the Luxor hotel have contracted Legionnaires´ disease since early last year. Two cases recovered but one guest recently died as a result, reports Jackie Valley of the Las Vegas Sun. Legionnaires´ disease, a form of pneumonia, can cause high fever, chills, cough and occasional muscle aches and headaches. Symptoms typically occur two to 14 days after being exposed to the bacteria. The disease takes its name from...

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2009-06-16 09:02:36

An enormous image of Optimus Prime from the upcoming movie Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen has been draped over the Luxor hotel in Las Vegas, SkyTag said. Towering above all of Las Vegas, Optimus Prime is crashing through (the city's) most iconic structure, the Luxor Las Vegas Hotel and Casino, protecting all of mankind, SkyTag said in a release Monday. With piercing eyes and special lighting effects, Transformers has taken over the pyramid on the strip. Paramount/Dreamworks enlisted...


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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