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2011-03-23 15:21:00

YORK, Pa., March 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Kevin Frank, President and CEO of Voith Hydro Inc., announced his strong support for the Hydropower Improvement Act of 2011. The legislation, which was introduced by Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-AK), would spur hydropower deployment, create new clean energy jobs, and keep energy prices low. "As demand for more renewable energy continues to rise, we must be ready to supply it," Frank said. "Hydropower provides a clean and safe way to meet...


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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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