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Entertainment News Archive - October 23, 2010

CINCINNATI, Oct. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The South Central Ohio MSDC will hold its 38th Annual Awards Gala and Silent Auction in West Chester, Ohio on Friday, November 12, 2010.

SANTA CRUZ, Calif., Oct. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Matt Wilkinson has won the O'Neill Cold Water Classic California ahead of Tonino Benson in an action packed day, which saw Australian Shaun Cansdell take the O'Neill Cold Water Classic Series title for 2010 -- as well as the $50,000 that comes with it.

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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