Entertainment News Archive - November 29, 2006
BELLINGHAM, WA, Nov. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- North Star Diamonds, Inc. (Pink Sheets: NSDM) North Star Diamonds, Inc. is pleased to announce that the spinout of North Star Strategic Minerals, Inc. is complete. The CUSIP number is 662586 10 6.
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.'