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2012-09-03 04:30:32

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online After a concerned citizen filed a Freedom of Information Act request for them, and more than 12,000 people signed an online petition seeking -- nay, demanding -- their release, the White House on Saturday, at long last, made essential, previously top secret information available to the American public. Birth certificates? Tax returns? No, nothing quite so trivial as that. The documents in question are the highly sought after...


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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