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2010-12-16 07:39:00

PHOENIX, Dec. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Snowbirds are set to become an endangered species in Florida. This year's winter visitors could return home with much more than a tan, and much less in the bank! The explosion of red-light cameras across the Sunshine state will see many temporary residents return home to find nasty surprises waiting in their mailbox; massive red-light camera fines, between $5,000 to $10,000 (with some as high as $30,000), plus bills for court fees, costs, and even a...


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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