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2008-08-13 18:00:43

To: STATE EDITORS Contact: Patricia A. Ellis of the Barbara Karmanos Cancer Institute, +1-313-576-8629, +1-313-410-3417 (cell) Sean Shearon raises awareness and donations for breast cancer research/programs DETROIT, Aug. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Sean Shearon wanted to make a difference and do his part to end cancer, as well as honor the victims and survivors of this horrific disease. He set a goal of walking 18 marathons in 18 days -- The Victory Walk --to raise awareness 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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