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Latest Leighton Hospital Prostate Cancer Support Group Stories

2008-06-24 02:30:27

By Emma King Prostate cancer campaigner Gary Steele has helped raise more than pounds200,000 over the past nine years to help the NHS support and treat sufferers across South Cheshire. Gary, who has devoted his life to raising awareness of prostate cancer since he was first diagnosed in 1999, is the chairman of Leighton Hospital Prostate Cancer Support Group. The group's latest donation to Leighton Hospital will ensure that surgeons are trained using the most up-to-date equipment. Last...


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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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