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2008-09-10 15:00:30

Following this week's worldwide celebrations of literacy on International Literacy Day, Super Stars Literacy (SSL) today announces it has successfully completed the process of establishing itself as an independent nonprofit organization and has received 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status from the IRS. This new development comes at a time of pivotal change and growth for the award-winning intensive early literacy and social development after-school program. The 2008-2009 school year brings a...


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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