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2010-08-08 17:30:00

According to researchers at Edinburgh University, people may be disappointed when trying to get tan by soaking up sunrays this summer. The researchers said that different parts of the body go brown at different speeds, so achieving that idealized image of beauty is not going to happen. The findings explain why certain people find it difficult to get an even, consistent tan.  The main problem is people's bottoms, which take a lot longer to go brown than other parts of their anatomy....


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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