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2010-04-15 15:08:00

PORTLAND, Ore., April 15 /PRNewswire/ -- adidas today announced a multi-year partnership with Clemson University All-American running back C.J. Spiller. One of the most explosive and dominant players in college football, Spiller is expected to be the first running back selected in Thursday's NFL Draft. As one of the new faces of adidas football, Spiller will be featured in adidas' marketing efforts and is expected to play a role in the development of adidas football and training...


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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