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2008-05-07 13:15:00

Kaz Hirai, president of Sony Computer Entertainment, believes the PlayStation 3 will be the leading console and will help Sony reclaim its position as the leading games console maker.Hirai said the PS3 would overhaul rivals Nintendo and Microsoft within its 10-year lifecycle.PlayStation 3 sales in Europe have passed those of Microsoft Xbox 360, but North American sales continue to lag behind. Globally, Nintendo's Wii console is the number one next-generation machine. Sony is engaged 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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