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2010-11-20 12:00:00

LAS VEGAS, Nov. 20, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Nine motorcycling legends took their place in history Friday, Nov. 19, at the 2010 Motorcycle Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, presented by JT Racing, held at the Red Rock Casino, Resort and Spa. Hosted by actor and motorcyclist Perry King, the event kicked off the AMA Legends & Champions Weekend. It recognized the Hall of Fame Class of 2010: legendary two-stroke engine tuner Eyvind Boyesen, dirt-track racer Don Castro, sidecar roadracing...

2009-11-06 14:05:00

RHINELANDER, Wis., Nov. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Just in time for the holidays, one leading pet supplier has decided to give a little back this season. Concerned the economy might be making the price of pet care an obstacle to some owners, Drs. Foster and Smith has eliminated standard shipping costs for all of its pet healthcare products. "As veterinarians, our goal is to provide our customers with the knowledge and affordable products to ensure that their pets live long and healthy lives,"...


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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