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Entertainment News Archive - April 03, 2008

SANTA MONICA, Calif., April 3, 2008 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- LIONSGATE(R) , the leading independent filmed entertainment studio, announced today that it will launch its multi-picture partnership with Crest Animation Productions with the CGI animated theatrical family film ALPHA AND OMEGA.

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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