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2010-12-16 12:15:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- SATELLITE FEEDS: ---------------- Thursday, December 16th, 2010 Thursday, December 16th, 2010 1:15 PM - 1:30 PM ET 4:00 PM - 4:15 PM ET Galaxy 28 Galaxy 28 Transponder 10 Transponder 10 C-Band C-Band Downlink Freq: 3900 Horizontal Downlink Freq: 3900 Horizontal NEWS:...

2006-09-01 21:06:35

By Noel Randewich LOS CABOS, Mexico (Reuters) - Hurricane John slammed into the Baja California peninsula on Friday, forcing thousands of tourists and residents in a posh beach resort into shelters to escape high winds, angry seas and lashing rain. Rescue teams on the Baja California peninsula were worried about the storm's sluggish pace as it drifted near the Los Cabos resort because it increased the chances that John could wreak havoc. Vacationers, most of them from the United...

2006-09-01 09:16:55

By Noel Randewich LOS CABOS, Mexico (Reuters) - Powerful Hurricane John roared toward one of Mexico's most exclusive beach resorts on Friday, forcing hundreds of foreign tourists to flee ahead of howling winds, angry seas and lashing rain. Five-star hotels set up refugee shelters for mostly U.S. guests who abandoned plans to play golf, swim or go boating at the Los Cabos resort in Baja California. John picked up power overnight to become a dangerous category 3 storm and was expected...

2006-08-31 17:53:45

By Noel Randewich LOS CABOS, Mexico (Reuters) - Hundreds of foreign tourists raced to escape this luxury beach resort on Thursday as Hurricane John took aim at Mexico's Baja California peninsula and rescuers rushed residents into shelters. Vacationers in the Los Cabos resort, popular with U.S. tourists and famed for its beaches and Jack Nicklaus-designed golf courses, hastily grabbed flights to safety before the storm hits on Friday. "I've messed enough with hurricanes," said Curtis...


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  • 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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