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2014-05-28 08:27:02

Revised edition of author's first book will be featured at this year's Beijing Book Fair in China on Aug 27-31, 2014 CASA GRANDE, Ariz., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- What do people need in order to emerge a winner in this century? Educator-author Dr. Alvin Holst revisits the importance of Integrity, Courage & Soul: Leadership Traits for the 21(st) Century to underline what society truly needs at present. This book is an accounting of the things that work in one's life and...


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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