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2007-10-25 15:00:25

ST. PAUL, Minn., Oct. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- EMC Publishing, LLC ("EMC"), an independent educational publisher, today announced it had acquired Lawrenceville Press, Inc. ("LVP" or the "Company"), a Pennington, NJ-based developer and publisher of computer applications and programming textbooks for the U.S. and Canadian school market. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. LVP publishes educational and teacher-resource materials covering computer applications and programming. The Company...


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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