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2008-11-22 09:40:46

Filmmaker Robert Kline says he wanted his new documentary The Kennedys: America's Emerald Kings to focus on the political family's immigrant roots. Kline told UPI in a recent phone interview that he was more interested in chronicling the Kennedy clan's origins in Ireland, their eventual rise to power as one of the world's best-known political dynasties and their contributions to the world, than he was re-examining the scandals frequently associated with the family. I have been asked, 'Did...


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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