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2009-12-31 14:01:00

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20060316/LATH064LOGO) WHAT: The world premiere of the romantic comedy LEAP YEAR WHO: LEAP YEAR director Anand Tucker; cast members Amy Adams, Matthew Goode and Adam Scott; and producers Gary Barber, Roger Birnbaum, Jonathan Glickman, Chris Bender and Jake Weiner. Plus many additional...


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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