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Business News Archive - September 29, 2007

Interstate Bakeries Corp. (IBC) (OTC:IBCIQ) today announced that it has reached agreement on contract modifications with the Bakery, Confectionary, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers International Union (BCTGM).

By RICK ORLOV A $1 billion development that would shape the North Hollywood skyline took a big step forward Thursday as the Metro board approved negotiating with Lowe Enterprises for the massive mixed-use project.

Word of the Day
callithump
  • 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.'
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