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2007-02-11 12:00:25

Yard House, the award-winning restaurant founded by former Kailua resident Steele Platt, makes its debut today at Waikiki Beach Walk. The restaurant, opening at the new lifestyle center at Lewers Street and Kaila Road, is known for its extensive American fusion menu, classic rock music and world's largest selection of beer. Yard House welcomes guests daily from 11am to 1am with late-night dining available until midnight and last call at 1am. Platt greeted old friends, neighbors and school...


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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