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2010-03-11 08:00:00

LOS ANGELES, March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- As Jerkin' mainstreams, new dance crews and artists are competing and performing at events throughout the Nation. Now, in a one of a kind dance competition in Los Angeles, the Los Angeles Clippers and Vlado Footwear are joining forces to bring the Jerkin' Community to the forefront of family entertainment, with Showdown LA on Saturday, April 10th, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Los Angeles Convention Center. The event will showcase dance crews battling it...


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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