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Entertainment News Archive - July 17, 2010

BELMONT, Ohio, July 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon Wireless has installed a temporary cell site--called a COW, or Cell On Wheels--to Belmont to provide additional network coverage and calling capacity for the thousands of people flocking to the Jamboree in the Hills country music event through this weekend. This service enhancement means that more customers can use the Verizon Wireless network concurrently, whether making voice calls or using data applications such as text and picture messaging.

Word of the Day
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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