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2008-09-11 03:00:15

CHECK out Dayle Crutchlow's blog, The Music Abyss, to see live footage of the return of six members of legendary Coventry group The Specials at Bestival, in the Isle of Wight last weekend. To see the godfathers of 2-Tone perform Gangsters, Too Much Too Young and A Message to you Rudy visit Dayle's blog at: http:// blogs.coventrytelegraph.net/themusicabyss/ (c) 2008 Coventry Evening Telegraph. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.


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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