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2009-11-23 07:53:00

LOUISVILLE, Ky., Nov. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Muhammad Ali Center today announced a $10 million Legacy Campaign designed to provide the Center with the resources necessary to fulfill its goal to ensure that Muhammad Ali's work - and the core values that shape this work - will forever be available to enthusiasts around the world in one central location. The goal of the Legacy Campaign is to provide the resources to complete the permanent Visitor Experience; create the Muhammad...

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.'