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2012-06-22 03:00:35

redOrbit Meteorologist Joshua Kelly Big Story weather from June 21: The heat along the East Coast was the major weather story from yesterday, with places like Baltimore/DC getting into the upper 90´s along with New York and Boston. Southeast Michigan was the location of strong wind damage associated with the frontal boundary that moved through the area. Big Story Weather for June 22: The heat will still be found along the coast from Maryland into Virginia and parts of New...


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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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