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2013-06-08 23:02:25

According to recent statistics released by the FBI (June 3, 2013), the Western United States experienced a 3.3 percent increase in violent crimes when compared to statistics from the previous year. Randy Collins, California criminal defense attorney, believes the study to reinforce his own findings and provides reasoning for the court´s new sentencing structure. Newport Beach, California (PRWEB) June 08, 2013 According to recent statistics released by the FBI (June 3, 2013), the...


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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