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2011-05-05 12:10:00

DALLAS/FORT WORTH, Texas, May 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- "DFW Nonstop," a new 24/7 local news and lifestyle channel, produced by NBC 5, debuted Wednesday, May 4, on digital channel 5.2 featuring a unique lineup of locally produced news and lifestyle programs geared for North Texas viewers. The channel's signature program is a 6:30 p.m. half-hour newscast, "Nonstop Nightly," anchored by NBC 5's Jane McGarry. "NBC DFW is committed to producing even more local programming for our North Texas...


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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