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2009-11-02 16:05:00

ATLANTA, Nov. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Novelis Inc. today announced that Eric Drummond has been named Chief People and Communications Officer, effective November 2, 2009. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20070809/NOVELISLOGO ) Drummond was previously Vice President, Global Human Resources, for the National Basketball Association. He will report directly to the President and Chief Operating Officer, Novelis Inc., and will be a member of both the Executive Committee and the Executive...

2008-10-08 03:00:19

By Abbott, Jez One of the country's biggest softfruit growers has won over planners to use polytunnels on an area of outstanding natural beauty. EC Drummond & Son submitted a 10-year plan to rotate use of polytunnels for producing soft fruit in the Wye Valley, Herefordshire. "Given the current controversy around polytunnels I was pleased and relieved," said partner Eric Drummond, based in Horn Green. "Objections were primarily visual, but we overcame them with screening and breaking...


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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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