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2014-06-05 04:21:54

- Interactive map tracks changes to millennial and boomer workforces in 175 U.S. metros CHICAGO, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The jobs recovery has put spotlights on two large sections of the labor force: workers nearing the end of their careers and young adults just beginning them. While the economy has been difficult for both groups, baby boomers now hold a larger percentage of jobs in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) and other occupations than before the...

2014-06-04 04:21:13

A new Harris Poll looks at wedding attitudes and the emerging role of new technologies NEW YORK, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- First comes love. Then - at least according to the schoolyard rhyme - comes marriage (as a recent Harris Poll explored), but before wedded bliss comes the wedding. Looking at both the road to the wedding and the big day itself, do Americans still feel the hopefully-happy couple should hold to the traditions and big to-do's associated with saying "I do?" As it turns...

2014-06-03 23:05:20

Researchers find that lawmakers rely on flawed racial assumptions to further abortion restrictions. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 The International Human Rights Clinic at the University of Chicago Law School, the National Asian Pacific American Women's Forum (NAPAWF), and Advancing New Standards in Reproductive Health at the University of California, San Francisco, released a groundbreaking report on sex-selective abortion laws and policies in the United States today. Legislation...

2014-05-30 23:12:48

Research by PsychTests.com indicates that while Millennials value status and recognition, they are more than willing to work for it. Montreal, Canada (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 Generation Y has been called many names: “Millennials”, “The Me Me Me Generation”, “Peter Pan generation”, “Generation WE”, and “The Boomerang Generation”. Most people who are not Millennials generally have few, if any, complimentary things to say about this cohort. Research from PsychTests, however,...

2014-05-30 23:04:33

OpinionLab research finds that Millennials are the only generation that prefer the mall to shopping online (37% to 27%) – and more than half (59%) plan to go to the mall at least once a month this summer Chicago, IL (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 • Whether downtown or in the mall, only 1 in 10 Millennials think that today’s store is the ideal - and 51% think the store of the future should resemble Etsy or a café Millennials want a social shopping experience – 1 in 4 call or text a...

2014-05-28 23:11:21

New research by Digital Fieldwork, based on thousands of millennial social profiles, shows credit unions miss opportunities to recruit globally minded millennials because technology comes first. Other misses: generation seeks financial advice on forums, not Facebook; credit union content marketing and social strategy off-target with millennials’ digital behavior. (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 Credit unions are failing to engage millennials online, a new research study on digital behavior of...

2014-05-20 23:06:03

A new study from Millennial Branding and Beyond.com reveals how personality can impact hiring and long term career prospects Boston, MA and King of Prussia, PA (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 Millennial Branding, a Gen Y research and consulting firm, and Beyond.com, The Career Network focused on helping people grow and succeed professionally, today announced the results of a study entitled, “The Multi-Generational Job Search.” Following a national survey of job seekers and HR professionals, 43%...

2014-05-06 16:29:44

WASHINGTON, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The nation's 65-and-older population is projected to reach 83.7 million in the year 2050, almost double in size from the 2012 level of 43.1 million, according to two reports released today from the U.S. Census Bureau. A large part of this growth is due to the aging of baby boomers (individuals born in the United States between mid-1946 and mid-1964), who began turning 65 in 2011 and are now driving growth at the older ages of the...

2014-05-02 23:10:23

BoomerMeet.com, launched by Successful Match, is the best and largest baby boomers dating site where baby boomers meet for love, dating, companionship, and relationship. (PRWEB) May 02, 2014 Boomer Meet, aiming to cater baby boomers dating, has been launched by Successful Match Inc to help boomers who are single and interested in finding soul mate & relationship again. According to Successful Match, the original service provider powering online dating sites, Boomer Meet is the largest...

2014-04-29 23:05:46

Just One of the Key Findings in First Research Wave of the Hispanic Millennial Project by Sensis Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 Sensis, a cross-cultural advertising agency with digital at its core, released the first wave of research focused on U.S. Hispanic millennials and found them to be more driven by the American Dream than non-Hispanic millennials. This is just one of a number of key findings in the first part of this extensive research project, conducted in conjunction with...


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  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
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  • 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.
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  • 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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