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2013-02-01 23:03:43

Heritage Woods of Benton, a BMA assisted living community in Franklin County, Illinois, is hosting a presentation of the Silver Beat program by the Illinois Attorney General's Office on Feb. 6. The program is designed to help seniors protect themselves from fraud and scams. Bradley, Illinois (PRWEB) February 01, 2013 The Illinois Attorney General's Office will be making a presentation about its Silver Beat program at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 6, at Heritage Woods of Benton, a BMA affordable...

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.'