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2008-09-20 12:00:23

ST. GEORGE -- A man on the run after being accused of raping and torturing a 16-year-old girl will be featured on the TV show, "America's Most Wanted." Marc Clifton Bryant, 47, is accused of raping the girl, then tying her to a bed and torturing her with a blowtorch and a screwdriver in 2004. After years of delays, he was convicted in April -- but Bryant never showed up for his own trial. A no-bail warrant has been issued for his arrest. Bryant has been listed on the Washington County...

2008-09-19 09:00:17

ST. GEORGE -- A man on the run after being accused of raping and torturing a 16-year-old girl will be featured on the TV show, "America's Most Wanted." Marc Clifton Bryant, 47, is accused of raping the girl, then tying her to a bed and torturing her with a blowtorch and a screwdriver in 2004. After years of delays, he was convicted in April -- but Bryant never showed up for his own trial. A no-bail warrant has been issued for his arrest. Bryant has been listed on the Washington County...


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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