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2012-03-15 07:00:00

Newfreescrensavers.com has created a special page dedicated to London underground: free screensaver, wallpapers, featuring London Tube Map, online game and more (http://newfreescreensavers.com/london-underground-map-pdf-download). UK, London (PRWEB) March 15, 2012 This year London is not only the capital of Great Britain, but also the capital of Summer Olympic Games 2012. NewFreeScreensavers.com, a website of free desktop application such as screensavers and wallpapers, has created a...

2009-09-16 16:26:02

London transportation officials said the city's River Thames was removed from the London Underground map as part of an attempt to remove clutter. The Transport for London officials said the new version of the map, which is being distributed at train stations around the city, also lacks the previous map's rings of numbered zones estimating the likely cost of a journey, The Daily Telegraph reported Wednesday. Over the years as the transport network has expanded, so has the map which has become...


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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