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2008-07-15 09:01:06

Bangkok gold price surges to record high amid Mideast tension, weaker dollars BANGKOK, July 14 (Xinhua) -- Gold price in Bangkok, one of the major gold market in Southeast Asia, has surged to a record high upon concerns over renewed Middle East tensions and the weakening U.S. dollar, Thai News Agency quoted an industry executive as saying Monday. Gold Trading Association president Jitti Tangsitthipakdee said the price of gold ornaments soared to a new high of 15,600 baht ( some 463 U.S....


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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