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2011-05-12 07:00:00

HOUSTON, May 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Kirby Corporation ("Kirby") (NYSE: KEX) announced today that the current high water and flooding issues on the Mississippi River System may have a greater impact on the 2011 second quarter results than originally anticipated. On April 27, 2011, as part of Kirby's first quarter earnings announcement, Kirby announced 2011 second quarter earnings guidance of $.67 to $.77 per share, including an estimated $.02 to $.07 per share negative impact from 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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