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2008-08-27 18:00:49

SINGAPORE, Aug. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Singapore's top official for trade and industry, S. Iswaran, is slated to keynote the acclaimed Platts Top 250 Global Energy Companies rankings and Asia leadership recognition awards dinner and gala presentation on October 20 in Singapore. The Platts Top 250 Global Energy Companies Rankings, now in its seventh year, measures corporate leadership by examining each company's financial performance and tracking the movement within the ranks of Asia companies...


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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