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2010-10-04 15:42:00

CHATSWORTH, Calif., Oct. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- The results of Classroom School Uniforms' 2010 National School Board Association (NSBA) School Uniform Survey indicate significant growth in the number of public schools using school uniforms or standardized dress. The survey also shows an increase in the number of mandatory and district-wide programs over voluntary and individual campus choice. Academic and social outcomes among schools using dress codes or uniforms are shown to be increasingly...


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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