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2012-08-10 23:01:52

Officials with the City of Boston are now testing a new app designed to detect potholes. A mathematics professor and student from Grand Valley State University, in Michigan, had a hand in its design. Allendale, Michigan (PRWEB) August 10, 2012 Yet, another good use for those complicated formulas from advanced math class. Officials with the City of Boston, Massachusetts, are now testing a new app designed to detect potholes, and a Grand Valley State University math professor and student had...


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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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