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Entertainment News Archive - November 02, 2009

LONDON, November 2 /PRNewswire/ -- The opportunity to win the world's largest-ever GBP10m bingo jackpot is announced today by Moon Bingo - one of the leading online bingo sites.

NEW YORK, Nov. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- "Blah, blah, H1N1 blah," is what many kids hear when their parents try to teach them how to avoid getting H1N1, or the swine flu.

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Nov. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Tiny Prints, a recognized leader for premium, personalized stationery, is excited to announce the launch of its nationwide search for America's cutest families, couples and children (up to age 10).

HACKENSACK, N.J., Nov.

Harnessing the power of professional athletes, who wear helmets in their careers, to help erase the stigma associated with epilepsy. CHICAGO and NEW YORK, Nov. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- November is Epilepsy Awareness Month.

TAMPA, Fla., Nov. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- The University of Scranton and Bisk Education, Inc., are currently taking applications for the Bisk Foundation Scholarship, which recognizes and rewards teachers who demonstrate academic excellence and a commitment to social justice.

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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