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2011-04-26 06:30:00

Yahoo announced on Monday a deal to acquire TV-sharing start-up company IntoNow as part of its plans to grow its social media presence and provide more information-sharing services. Sunnyvale, Calif.-based Yahoo did not disclose how much it paid for IntoNow, which lets television viewers instantly share what they are watching with friends at Facebook or Twitter. "We were all surprised to say the least but it makes a ton of sense and we're ready to rock," said IntoNow's seven-member team in a...


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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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