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2011-08-03 09:00:00

LEE COUNTY, Fla., Aug. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- If you have a smartphone that downloads apps, you're ready to hit the trail at J.N. "Ding" Darling National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) on Sanibel Island and utilize its latest innovation, which officials recently unveiled. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://www.multivu.com/mnr/51155-j-n-ding-darling-national-wildlife-refuge-inature-trail (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110803/MM41433 )...


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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