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2006-01-29 14:03:12

NEW YORK (Reuters) - World Air Holdings on Saturday said pilots at its World Airways unit rejected the company's final contract offer after a week of meetings with the help of the National Mediation Board. The move comes after two years of negotiations with the pilots' union, and after talks continued past a cooling-off period that expired at midnight Friday. World Airways, which provides transportation for the U.S. military, said it would continue to operate its military schedule...


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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