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2011-06-21 08:00:00

STERLING, Va., June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Olde Towne Pet Resort (OTPR), headquartered for more than 10 years in the Springfield, Virginia area, announces today its pet resort's expansion into the heart of Loudoun County, Virginia's "Dulles Technology Corridor." Conveniently located near Dulles International Airport and the Dulles Town Center Mall, the new Sterling-based pet resort is presently under construction and scheduled to open to the public by October 1, 2011. "The decision...

2011-06-20 10:06:00

CHICAGO, June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- JBT Corporation (NYSE: JBT) announced today that its JBT AeroTech business has been awarded a new airport services contract with the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority (MWAA) at Washington Dulles International Airport. The base two-year contract includes options for three additional years and, assuming exercise of each of the option years, is expected to generate in excess of $10.5 million in revenue over the five-year period. JBT AeroTech...

2011-06-07 14:25:00

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., June 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- South African Airways (SAA), Africa's most awarded airline, has announced "South Africa on Sale" fares on its flights from New York JFK or Washington, D.C. (Dulles) to Johannesburg or Cape Town, with fares starting at just $1,080* (plus taxes and fees) for departures from Sept. 13-Dec. 10, 2011. The fares, which include the fuel surcharge, are available for purchase now through June 21st by calling 1-800-722-9675 or visiting...

2011-05-24 13:05:00

PHOENIX, May 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- SuperShuttle, the nation's largest shared ride service to and from 36 airports, is giving frequent flyers triple miles when they book trips between June 1 and August 31, 2011. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20071030/LATU031LOGO) This summer, SuperShuttle wants to encourage everyone, including frequent flyers to take a shared-ride to the airport to save on gas and save on greenhouse gas emissions during the summer by putting fewer cars on...


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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