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2011-07-12 05:05:00

NORTH MIAMI, Fla., July 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Kosher Fresh Diet, a complementary Kosher meal plan stemming from the creators of The Fresh Diet, America's premier at-home meal delivery company, is happy to announce today that the Kosher Fresh Diet has opened its doors for delivery in the Northeast corridor. The introduction of Kosher Fresh Diet in the greater NY, NJ, CT, Boston, Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington D.C. regions marks the second leg of expansion for the program, as it...

2008-03-20 18:00:00

By Tony Henderson HISTORY repeated itself yesterday as a subsea company unveiled the latest pioneering piece of Tyneside technology. SMD, a leading designer and maker of specialised underwater robot vehicles, is setting up a new base at the Turbinia works site at Davy Bank in Wallsend, which will be officially opened on April 25. This is where, from 1898, the steam turbine inventor Sir Charles Parsons worked on his engines and Turbinia, then the fastest boat afloat. Yesterday SMD loaded...


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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