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2014-03-10 20:21:58

TORONTO, March 10, 2014 /CNW/ - The following video is available by CNW's Video On-Demand web download: STORY SUMMARY: The Winner of the 2014 RBC Taylor Prize is Thomas King, author of The Inconvenient Indian: A Curious Account of Native People, published by Doubleday Canada. The $25,000 award was announced today in Toronto by Prize founder and chair, Noreen Taylor during a gala luncheon celebrating this year's Finalists. This was the 13th awarding of the country's most...

2014-03-10 12:25:05

TORONTO, March 7, 2014 /CNW/ - the following video is available by satellite or by CNW's Video On-Demand web download: STORY SUMMARY: Who will win this year's RBC Taylor Prize? Canada's most prestigious award for literary non-fiction will be handed out at an afternoon ceremony at the OMNI King Edward Hotel in Toronto on Monday afternoon. CNW will record the authors, the ceremony, the red carpet crowd and the winner's announcement. In the running are Ottawa's Charlotte Gray for...

2014-03-07 12:23:29

TORONTO, March 7, 2014 /CNW/ - the following video is available by satellite or by CNW's Video On-Demand web download: STORY SUMMARY: Who will win this year's RBC Taylor Prize? Canada's most prestigious award for literary non-fiction will be handed out at an afternoon ceremony at the OMNI King Edward Hotel in Toronto on Monday afternoon. CNW will record the authors, the ceremony, the red carpet crowd and the winner's announcement. In the running are Ottawa's Charlotte Gray for...


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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