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2013-04-05 13:26:06

Employment and health problems rather than the xenophobia in their new country, are the biggest reasons that migrants feel less happy than average, a new study says. The British Sociological Association's annual conference in London heard today that economic factors such as unemployment and low income, and their own health problems were the most powerful causes of a lowered wellbeing. Professor Andreas Hadjar and Susanne Backes analysed data from the European Social Survey on 32,000...

2013-03-16 23:01:43

Damon Elliott, Dionne Warwick's Son, and Whitney Houston's cousin is very proud to announce he signed Melody Riffs on the Spot after hearing her Croon the Captivated Crowd at the Universal Hiton Beverly Hills Ca (PRWEB) March 16, 2013 Dionne Warwick, cousin to the late great Whitney Houston was very proud as she heard the young songstress Melody Riffs captivate a crowd of more than 800 at the grand opening party for Couture Customs a high end car dealership that specializes in customizing...


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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