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2011-04-25 12:18:00

FORT WORTH, Texas, April 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- American Airlines has filed an application with the U.S. Department of Transportation for the right to fly 10 additional U.S. - Brazil weekly frequencies that it will use to add service from its Miami hub. American proposes to increase its current service from Miami to Brasilia and Belo Horizonte, and to launch new service from Miami to Manaus. "If we are granted the use of these frequencies, we could begin flying as early as this coming...


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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