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2011-06-02 07:30:00

BOSTON, June 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Root Cause, a nonprofit research and consulting firm working to advance solutions to social issues by partnering with the nonprofit, philanthropic, government and business sectors, presented its first Business Innovator Award to Scott Griffith, Chairman and CEO of Zipcar (Nasdaq: ZIP) on Thursday, May 5, 2011, during the eighth-annual Social Innovation Forum Showcase. "I am both honored and humbled to receive the first Business Innovator Award from...


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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