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2011-08-15 21:23:00

LOS ANGELES, August 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Consuelo Vanderbilt Costin's second single "Feel So Alive" will hit the US and European markets this September. The upbeat track was co-written and produced by Peter Amato, who has collaborated with Miley Cyrus, Ricky Martin and LeAnn Rimes. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110815/CG52493) The single will commence its European promotion on August 15, under German-based Global Records, DE. "Feel So Alive" will have remixes by...

2011-07-05 13:21:00

ASHEVILLE, N.C., July 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Lovers of art, history and gardens will encounter a feast for the senses during the Tiffany at Biltmore exhibition, now open at Biltmore, George Vanderbilt's 8,000-acre mountain estate. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, go to: http://www.multivu.com/mnr/50782-tiffany-at-biltmore (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110705/MM29817 ) The exhibition of stained-glass lamps created by Louis Comfort Tiffany...


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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