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2007-02-16 18:01:06

By Travis E. Poling, San Antonio Express-News Feb. 16--Two hospitals of the Baptist Health System have new presidents at the helm. San Antonio native Matt Stone was promoted from chief operating officer of Northeast Baptist Hospital to president. And John "Jack" Cleary will move to San Antonio from Jackson, Miss., next week to head North Central Baptist. Stone, a certified public accountant, joined the system in 2001 as a financial analyst after holding several other positions...


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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