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2010-03-15 13:29:00

BETHESDA, Md., March 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --Ten distinguished cyber security reporters received the 2010 Top Journalist Award at the RSA Conference in San Francisco. The winners, in order of most votes received, included Brian Krebs, formerly of washingtonpost.com, Robert McMillan of International Data Group, Kevin Poulsen of Wired, Tim Wilson of Dark Reading, Kim Zetter of Wired, Byron Acohido of USA Today, Keith Epstein of the Huffington Post, Dan Goodin of The Register, Siobhan...


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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