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Kissing Your Dog Could Give You Gum Disease
2012-10-19 14:38:34

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online It´s time once again to look to a 90s Romantic Comedy for sage advice to guide us through our every day lives. In the words of Janeane Garofalo in the 1996 movie “The Truth About Cats and Dogs,” “You can love your pets, but just don´t LOVE your pets.” Another lesson learned from this film: Be yourself. Don´t try to be Uma Thurman. It seems the latest from the journal Archives of...


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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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