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Verizon Wireless Blames Outage On Technical Issues
2011-12-08 14:02:56

Verizon Wireless customers have experienced an outage that for some customers has knocked out Internet access for about 24 hours. Verizon Wireless' Thomas Pica said on Thursday that the disruption lasted from late Tuesday through Wednesday evening.  The company blamed the outage on technical problems. "Verizon Wireless engineers have been working to resolve an issue with 4G LTE service that is affecting some customers' 4G devices," the company said in a statement. This is the...


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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