Education News Archive - September 21, 2007
QuickSmart: A Basic Academic Skills Intervention for Middle School Students With Learning Difficulties
By Graham, Lorraine Bellert, Anne; Thomas, Jenny;
WEST HAVEN, Conn., Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- The University of New Haven (UNH) will embark on a feasibility study to create a law school. UNH President Steven H.
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.'