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2008-09-22 09:00:41

PERTH, AUSTRALIA--(Marketwire - Sept. 22, 2008) - THIS NEWS RELEASE IS NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION TO U.S. NEWSWIRE SERVICES OR FOR DISSEMINATION IN THE U.S. The Board of Western Areas (TSX:WSA)(ASX:WSA) is pleased to announce that exploration consultants Newexco have won the "Discovery of the Year" award for discovering the Spotted Quoll deposit in October 2007. The award was presented at the Excellence in Exploration & Mining Conference held in Sydney last week. Western Areas and...


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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