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2009-08-20 10:55:35

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is warning people with allergies to egg, milk, sulfites or soy not to eat Shakespeare-brand meat pies. The CFIA said the affected products contain egg, milk, sulfites or soy which are not declared on the label. The Shakespeare meat pies are sold frozen in 5-inch and 9-inch sizes and are distributed across Ontario. The pies are manufactured in various flavors, including chicken, turkey, beef, steak and mushroom, steak and kidney, beef and pork, tortiere and...


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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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