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2010-02-22 15:08:00

FLEMINGTON, N.J., Feb. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Results from a national media study among 1,090 Americans revealed that Tiger Woods' apology for his extramarital affairs was ranked second among other celebrity apologies in 2009 and 2010. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20071204/NYTU133LOGO ) The results were based on a series of studies that were conducted by HCD Research using its MediaCurves.com® website during 2009-2010. The studies were conducted among...

2010-02-19 14:45:00

FLEMINGTON, N.J., Feb. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Results from a national media study among 1,090 Americans revealed that the majority of viewers (60%) indicated that Tiger Woods' apology was sincere after viewing a video clip from his press conference earlier today. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20071204/NYTU133LOGO ) The study was conducted today by HCD Research using its MediaCurves.com® website, to obtain viewers' perceptions of statements by Tiger Woods...

2009-12-15 17:18:00

FLEMINGTON, N.J., Dec. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Results from a series of national media studies to obtain Americans' ratings of celebrity apologies in 2009, revealed that Chris Brown's apology to Rihanna ranked the highest in regard to perceived sincerity levels. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20071204/NYTU133LOGO ) The results were based on a series of studies that were conducted by HCD Research using its MediaCurves.com® website during January-December of 2009....

2009-09-23 09:09:25

Economists have finally proved what most of us have suspected for a long time "“ when it comes to apologizing, talk is cheap. According to new research, firms that simply say sorry to disgruntled customers fare better than those that offer financial compensation. The ploy works even though the recipient of the apology seldom gets it from the person who made it necessary in the first place. The study was carried out by the Nottingham School of Economics' Centre for Decision Research and...

2009-08-13 15:10:00

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- On June 22, 2009, Cetyl Max/Flexadren mischaracterized certain facts associated with the settlement between those entities and Imagenetix (OTC Bulletin Board: IAGX). Both companies extend their apologies to Imagenetix and to those who may have been affected by the mischaracterization. SOURCE Imagenetix

2009-06-26 14:14:00

- All political parties say Sanford's apology much less sincere than Letterman's recent apology - FLEMINGTON, N.J., June 26 /PRNewswire/ -- A new national media study among 614 self-reported Democrats, Republicans and Independents revealed that a majority of all parties indicated that South Carolina Governor, Mark Sanford should resign from office after viewing his apology in which he admitted that he was unfaithful to his wife. (Logo:...

2009-06-17 13:58:00

- 66% of viewers say Letterman's remarks about Palin's daughter went too far - FLEMINGTON, N.J., June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- A new national study among 500 viewers of video clips featuring David Letterman's remarks about Sarah Palin's daughter and his apology on Monday night revealed that 60% of responders indicated that Letterman's apology was sincere. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20071204/NYTU133LOGO ) The study was conducted buy HCD Research using its MediaCurves.com(R)...

2009-06-17 09:40:26

A policeman picked the wrong person when he ticketed a Washington lawyer for flashing his headlights to acknowledge an upcoming speed trap, the lawyer says. Mark Zaid, who represents government whistle blowers, doesn't view the $50 ticket he received in Maryland as insignificant and wants an apology from the officer who issued it, the Washington Post reported Wednesday. The issue of whether motorists have a right to warn others about speed enforcement zones has been the subject of debate in...

2009-03-26 13:55:06

A judge in Shawnee, Kan., told a woman to apologize to court clerks for adding a number of expletives to a traffic ticket fine she paid. Angela Shopper said she capitulated to the unidentified judge's request Wednesday, offering an apology to the workers who likely handled her expletive-laden payment last year, KCTV of Kansas city, Mo., said. While Shopper did offer an apology during her court visit, she maintained her stance that she should not have been fined $105 for simply having a broken...

2008-10-13 12:00:28

By POL O' MUIRI Comedian (though more correctly 'comedian') Harry Enfield is involved in a row with the Philippine government over a very tasteless sketch on his 'comedy' series in which an elderly Brit propositions a Philippine women to wiggle her backside. (Oh, cutting edge stuff.) The authorities in the Philippines are not happy and are demanding an apology from the BBC. Whatever the outcome of that, hopefully, the BBC will offer an apology to licence-payers for continuing to put Harry...


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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