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Entertainment News Archive - March 13, 2010

NEW YORK, March 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Tina Brown, editor-in-chief, The Daily Beast, together with Diane von Furstenberg, co-founder of the Diller-von Furstenberg Family Foundation, the Vital Voices Global Partnership and the UN Foundation, drew together an extraordinary group of 300 leaders at the Women in the World summit at New York's Hudson Theatre.

MINNEAPOLIS, March 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- In downtown Minneapolis, Twin Cities residents celebrated for the first time on Target Plaza today.

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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