Business News Archive - August 06, 2007

TEPPCO Partners, L.P. (NYSE:TPP) today announced it has purchased an underground liquid petroleum gas (LPG) storage cavern adjacent to its Todhunter Terminal in Middletown, Ohio.

Word of the Day
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'