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2010-09-22 10:00:00

HALF MOON BAY, Calif., Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- GoPro®, the world's best selling wearable HD camera company, names Aaron Chase, Andrew Taylor, Brandon Semenuk, Brian Lopes, Cam McCaul, Cam Zink, Darren Berrecloth, Mike Montgomery and Tyler Allison to the GoPro team of athletes. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100922/SF69391) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100922/SF69391) "These guys take riding to another level," exclaimed Nicholas Woodman,...

Word of the Day
  • 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.'