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2011-06-28 16:23:00

BARCELONA, June 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- World's First Launch of a Gay Superhero Videogame Klicrainbow comes out into the market with "SuperGay & the Attack of his ExGirlfiends", the first videogame about a gay superhero, available for Apple platforms: iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. To view the Multimedia News Release, please click: http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/prne/supergaygames/50518/ Inspired by the comic books, SuperGay has an original...

2008-08-25 15:01:00

By ROXANNE MOORE SAUCIER; OF THE NEWS STAFF CRACKED MARBLES: LIFE'S LESSONS FOR A MAINE SURGEON, by Tom Palmer, M.D. (Tiffen Press of Maine, Brooksville, $16.95) If you're the disciplined sort, you could read Tom Palmer's "Cracked Marbles: Life's Lessons for a Maine Surgeon" one chapter a day so that it would last you a bit more than three weeks. Or you could consume the whole thing in an evening and wind up with a good sense of the retired Bangor surgeon, who moved to Maine with wife...


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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