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2010-05-03 08:00:00

LIVERMORE, Calif., May 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Comcast Corporation (Nasdaq: CMCSK, CMCSA) http://comcastcalifornia.mediaroom.com/, one of the nation's leading providers of entertainment, information and communications services, today announced that it will launch three new Hispanic high-definition (HD) networks in Northern California on Cinco de Mayo (see below for list of areas, network affiliates and channel numbers). Beginning May 5th, Univision HD (http://www.univision.com/), TeleFutura HD...


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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