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2014-01-30 08:37:26

Collaboration focuses on learning as pathway to a better future MEXICO CITY, Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Carlos Slim Foundation, and Coursera, a leading open online course platform, have teamed up to expand access to education and employment opportunities throughout Latin America. This strategic partnership reflects a joint commitment to support learning in Latin America, create jobs, and increase opportunities for a better life and livelihood. Announced today in Mexico City by Carlos...


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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