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Entertainment News Archive - November 07, 2009

FLORENCE, Ala., Nov. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Mark Rose of Marion, Ark., never gave away the lead at the Stren Series Championship on Pickwick Lake and weighed five fish Saturday for 17 pounds, 6 ounces to win the title and $115,000.

SAVANNAH, Ga., Nov. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- The 12th annual Savannah Film Festival, hosted by the Savannah College of Art and Design, closed tonight, Saturday, November 7 after a full week of special screenings and award presentations.

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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