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2012-04-27 23:01:56

The new Y series from Stockli sets the standard in construction, performance, and attitude. Denver, CO (PRWEB) April 27, 2012 In 1935, Josef Stöckli of Switzerland was producing hand-made skis built of ash, a common wood found in local forests. As Josef refined his ski building craft — demand for his skis spread throughout the region and Stockli skis were born. Now 75 years later, and still Swiss made, Stockli skis are regarded as one of the last truly hand-made skis in...


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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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