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2008-07-28 09:01:47

MIAMI, July 28 /PRNewswire/ -- The South Florida Proton Center and University of Miami Miller School of Medicine announce the first university affiliated proton treatment facility in South Florida. The $85-100 million facility, officially "The South Florida Proton Center at The University of Miami," will be located at the new UM Life Sciences Park and will be a LEED certified green building. Proton therapy uses a sophisticated system with a particle accelerator to precisely deposit...


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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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