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2008-10-27 12:00:29

NEW YORK, Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- On November 3, leaders of New York's philanthropic, business, government, medical and civic communities will gather together to honor renowned orthopaedic surgeon Dr. Steven A. Stuchin and long-serving board member and philanthropist Mrs. Norma Smith, at NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases' (NYUHJD) 2008 Founders Gala. This event at the Waldorf=Astoria will be emceed by Dr. Max Gomez, Emmy Award-winning Medical Correspondent for WCBS-TV. Lifestyle icon Martha...


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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