Originally Posted by orlok
You do know that Daddy-long-legs
aren't spiders? Count the legs - six! Real name is the Crane Fly. There, don't you feel better now?
Another case of being separated by a common language. In the US, "daddy long-legs" is usually used for harvestmen. Which have eight legs, but aren't spiders.
But in this case, it must be being used for a cellar spider
, since harvestmen don't have silk.