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2011-06-09 08:30:00

BISMARCK, N.D., June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dr. Herbert J. Wilson of Bismarck has been awarded the Bernard Gregory Award for Diversity by the American Lung Association. Walker, 90, provided care to members of the Mandan, Arikara and Hidatsa tribal communities at Fort Berthold Indian Reservation for more than 50 years. Originally from New England, Dr. Wilson was assigned to the North Dakota reservation in the early 1950s under a one-year obligation with the United States...


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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