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2009-09-09 13:50:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Three years after the dedication of the 100 foot tall World Trade Center memorial located at the entrance to New York harbor, its web site has been launched, enabling widespread access to view this spectacular memorial at www.911monument.com. The monument, called To the Struggle Against World Terrorism but known by some as the Teardrop Memorial, is located on the peninsula in Bayonne, New Jersey at the entrance to New York Harbor. The monument,...


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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