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2008-06-26 15:14:59

Due to the smash success of Nintendo's "Wii Fit", game makers all over the world are introducing new titles with a healthy focus, such as French game publisher Ubisoft's "Allen Carr's Easyway to Stop Smoking" that hits on Nintendo DS in November. All over the world, nearly 10 million smokers have turned to Allen Carr's Easyway books, clinics or DVD in order to stop smoking, but now smokers wanting to quit can instead play 14 mini-games. The games, designed by Ubisoft's Quebec studio and Allen...


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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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