Quantcast

Latest Triborough Bridge and Tunnel Authority Stories

2012-04-05 23:02:40

New York construction accident lawyer David Perecman comments on the New York personal injury accident that killed a 35 year old painter. John Massas was working on the Throngs Neck bridge when he fell 140 feet into the Long Island Sound. The New York construction accident lawyers at The Perecman Firm have handled a number of New York construction accident cases over the past 30 years. New York, New York (PRWEB) April 05, 2012 A New York painter died as the result of a fall while working...


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.'
Related