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2014-01-06 08:31:51

HughesNet Gen4 voted one of the best 100 new consumer product/services GERMANTOWN, Md., Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES), the global leader in satellite broadband solutions and services, has earned the prestigious Consumer World Award for its market leading HughesNet(®) Gen4 High-Speed Satellite Internet Service. The annual Consumer World Awards program honors excellence in every facet of the consumer industry including products, people behind the...


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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