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2013-12-04 23:20:32

The 11th Annual World Health Care Congress, April 7-9, 2014 in Washington, D.C., is pleased to announce J. Knox Singleton, CEO of Inova Health System and Inova CFO Richard Magenheimer, will be a featured keynote presenters and address how partnerships and collaborations are driving the health care business model forward. Woburn, MA (PRWEB) December 04, 2013 The 11th Annual World Health Care Congress, April 7-9, 2014 in Washington, D.C., is pleased to announce J. Knox Singleton, CEO of...

2013-12-04 23:19:38

On Monday, the United States Supreme Court rejected without comment an appeal by Amazon and Overstock – two of the world’s largest online retailers – of a New York court decision that upheld the state’s 2008 law requiring the collection of taxes for online purchases. The Supreme Court in the 1992 decision, Quill v. North Dakota, left it to Congress to compel the collection of sales taxes over state lines. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) December 04, 2013 On Monday, the United States Supreme...


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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