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2014-05-21 08:25:01

WSPA campaign protects dogs and safeguards communities from rabies TORONTO, May 21, 2014 /CNW/ - Thousands of people and millions of dogs die every year because of rabies, a 100% preventable disease. Fear of rabies causes the mass killing of dogs all over the world but an international project from the World Society for the Protection of Animals (WSPA), stops the killing and instead sets up dog vaccination clinics - protecting dogs from being killed and everyone from rabies....


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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