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2014-03-19 20:20:33

LAKEWOOD, Calif., March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Water Replenishment District of Southern California (WRD) hosted its 7(th) Annual "Treasure Beneath Our Feet" Groundwater Festival on Saturday, March 15(th), 2014, at its headquarters in Lakewood, California. Thousands of people enjoyed the Festivals 40 environmental exhibits, fun and educational activities, and useful and practical information. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140319/DC87016 "As we strive to...

2014-01-22 16:21:43

LAKEWOOD, Calif., Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "The Water Replenishment District of Southern California (WRD) strongly supports Governor Brown's recent drought emergency declaration, and we encourage all of the 4 million residents that rely on our groundwater resources to redouble their conservation efforts. Water is a terrible thing to waste at any time, but that is especially true during one of the worst droughts in history," said WRD Board President Rob Katherman....


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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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