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2009-04-01 10:17:39

Hollywood's Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures says Josh Schwartz is writing and will direct a feature based on Jay McInerney's novel Bright Lights, Big City. The announcement was made Wednesday by Mary Parent, chairman of the Worldwide Motion Picture Group, MGM. City is about a young magazine editor from Kansas who struggles with love and success in the wilds of the New York City. Previously adapted as a Michael J. Fox-starring film in 1988, it is undecided if the new adaptation will retain the...


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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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