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2014-02-26 08:25:17

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia, February 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On February 25, the Indonesia-Russia: Investment Strategies business forum was held in Jakarta (Indonesia) as part of the 9th meeting of the Russian-Indonesian Joint Commission on Trade, Economic, and Technical Cooperation. The event was organized by the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum together with the Russian Business Council for Cooperation with Indonesia and the KADIN Indonesia Committee Russia &...


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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