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Business News Archive - March 20, 2008

Energy Partners, Ltd. ("EPL" or the "Company") (NYSE:EPL) today provided results from the Central Gulf of Mexico Lease Sale 206 held yesterday in New Orleans, LA and an update on its operations.

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has named Johnny Eason as the federal security director for Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport.

Word of the Day
sough
  • 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.'
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