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2008-10-30 12:01:04

CONCORD, Mass., Oct. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "I think those girls are pretty smart." So said Hillary Clinton in New Hampshire on October 28, 2008, when asked about the results of a poll of high school girls showing over 80 percent thought women candidates were treated worse than men by the media. However, according to this student political opinion poll conducted by the National Coalition of Girls' Schools (NCGS) of 1,600 girls from across the country in grades 6 - 12, neither race...


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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