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2014-02-20 16:21:08

5K, 10K, Music and More Featured at April 10 Event DALLAS, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The White Rock Lake Conservancy in cooperation with the City of Dallas Park and Recreation Department will host Celebration! White Rock, a one-night race and festival, on Thursday, April 10, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Celebration! White Rock will feature a 5K race, a 10K race, music and more. Race registration is at celebrationwhiterock.org. "White Rock hosts hundreds of events every year, from marathons...

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.'