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2013-09-13 23:03:30

At the September 11 NRHA Board of Commissioners meeting, Chairman, W. Sheppard Miller III announced his resignation. Norfolk, VA (PRWEB) September 13, 2013 At the September 11 NRHA Board of Commissioners meeting, Chairman, W. Sheppard Miller III announced his resignation. Miller has served with distinction for almost 12 years, including some 11 years as Chairman. His departure will be effective October 31, 2013. During Miller’s tenure, NRHA has been a transformative force in Norfolk...


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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