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2008-08-19 18:00:35

Bill Teague received the Montana Telecommunications Association's (MTA) Lifetime Achievement Award for his 25 years of service on the Board of Blackfoot Telephone Cooperative (Blackfoot), and for his contributions to the telecommunications industry locally and statewide. At the MTA Annual Meeting on August 5, Geoff Feiss -- the MTA General Manager -- presented the award to Teague in front of 100 Montana telecom executives. Feiss remarked that the award is given to a person that exemplifies...


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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