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2008-07-01 18:00:19

By William Brand, Contra Costa Times, Walnut Creek, Calif. Jul. 1--BARBECUE AND BEER are as American as fireworks on the Fourth of July. But this year, why not try something more profound than light lager? Here are a couple of suggestions: Marin Brewing Albion Amber Ale HHH 1/2 , an excellent version of a very traditional craft beer style, and De Glazen Toren Saison d'Erpe-Mere HHHH, a modern re-creation of a very traditional Belgian style. Together, they're our Beers of the Week, and...


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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