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Business News Archive - May 29, 2010

HARLINGEN, Texas, May 29 /PRNewswire/ -- BP can't get it right. Their attempts to fix the worst oil disaster in U.S. history have failed. Their "estimates" of the amount of oil fouling the Gulf of Mexico have been grossly wrong.

ORLANDO, Fla., May 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AirTran Airways, a subsidiary of AirTran Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: AAI), today began new nonstop service between Wichita Mid-Continent Airport in Wichita, Kan., and Orlando International Airport.

WASHINGTON, May 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- World-renowned tenor Anthony Kearns will be a guest on Fox News Network's morning program, "Fox and Friends," on Sun., May 30 at approximately 9:45 a.m. ET, it was announced. Mr.

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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