Business News Archive - September 10, 2007

By Mark Harrington, Newsday, Melville, N.Y. Sep. 10--Two employees who worked at a Hicksville magazine distributorship that sat atop a contaminated former nuclear-fuel production plant have sued Verizon Communications Inc.

Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Texas A&M University's Turbomachinery Laboratory is hosting its 36th Annual Turbomachinery Symposium at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, Texas, on September 10-13, 2007.

Pipeline Software Inc., the SAP Integration Experts(TM), today announced the completion of the successful integration of SAP Project Systems (PS) and SAP Production Planning (PP) with Primavera P3e at the High(R) Companies.

Word of the Day
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'