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2008-07-21 03:00:29

By William Bender, Philadelphia Daily News Jul. 21--GROUNDBREAKING on an $85 million Hollywood-style movie-production studio in Delaware County won't begin for at least a couple months, but one director already wants to shoot his next film there: M. Night Shyamalan. The studio's developers -- Philadelphia real-estate attorney Jeffrey Rotwitt and Santa Monica, Calif.-based Pacifica Ventures -- say they could be only days away from securing crucial tax breaks. Their Sun Center Studios...

2008-06-22 12:00:21

By Jeff Vice Deseret News Funny man Mike Myers is well-known for having a sense of humor. Filmmaker M. Night Shyamalan is pretty much known for not having much of a sense of humor at all. So keeping that in mind, you tell me why Shyamalan's latest, a thriller titled "The Happening," has more laughs in it than Myers' "The Love Guru." And by "more laughs," I mean that the former has a lot more laughs in it. What's scary about that is the R-rated "Happening" is supposed to be, well ......


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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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