During her time with the singer, Johnson says, the phones and cars always worked and that spears had use of all of her cellphones.
A fitting choice, considering TRL helped launch spears' career.
He also testified that he never told anyone about the agreement with spears, and he never requested payment in writing.
Old English spere, from Proto-Germanic *speri (cf. Old Norse spjör, Old Saxon, Old Frisian sper, Dutch speer, Old High German sper, German Speer "spear"), from PIE root *sper- "spear, pole" (cf. Old Norse sparri "spar, rafter," and perhaps also Latin sparus "hunting spear").
"sprout of a plant," 1540s, variant of spire.
1755, from spear (n.1). Related: Speared; spearing.