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2013-05-09 23:43:16

Norman R. Augustine, Former CEO of Lockheed Martin Corporation, to Address Olin Graduates Needham, MA (PRWEB) May 08, 2013 Olin College of Engineering will hold its eighth commencement Sunday, May 19, beginning at 3 pm on the campus´s Great Lawn. Seventy-six members of the Class of 2013 will receive bachelor´s degrees during the ceremony. The commencement speaker will be Norman R. Augustine, the former chairman and CEO of Lockheed Martin Corporation. Augustine was raised in...


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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