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2014-07-10 23:09:14

The Steadman Philippon Research Institute is having their annual fundraiser event "Rock the Research" featuring Darius Rucker July 14. This year, NFL Hall of Fame member Bruce Smith will be a special guest to honor Dr. Richard Steadman. Vail, Colorado (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 VAIL – Bruce Smith, a National Football League Hall of Fame member, will be a special guest to honor Dr. Richard Steadman at “Rock the Research 2014” on Monday, July 14th, at the Gerald R. Ford...

2014-06-18 08:26:43

In 46-Year History of Competition Piston is First Agency in San Diego to Take Home Five Awards SAN DIEGO, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Piston took home five Gold and Silver wins at the American Advertising Awards for digital campaign work for Cars.com at the American Advertising Federation (AAF) event on May 31 in Boca Raton. Wrapping up the AAF's 2014 AdAmerica conference (www.americanadvertisingfederation.com), the awards concluded the demanding, annual three-stage competition...

2014-04-07 12:27:37

New Season of Comedy Series Returns with Six New Episodes BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Netflix will premiere the second season of "Derek," the original series starring, written, directed and executive-produced by Emmy(®) and Golden Globe winner Ricky Gervais on Friday, May 30, 2014 at 12:01 AM PT. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20101014/SF81638LOGO "Ricky is a terrific partner and he has created a heartfelt character, in Derek, that Netflix members have fallen in...

2014-03-21 08:22:18

ROCHESTER, Minn., March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Exhibitor Media Group, the award-winning leader in trade show and corporate event marketing education, today announced the winners of its EXHIBITOR magazine awards. EXHIBITOR magazine's inaugural Awards Night event took place on March 18, during the EXHIBITOR Show, the trade show and corporate event industry's top-rated educational conference and Fastest 50-ranked trade show. "It is incredibly inspiring to witness the level of...

2014-01-06 16:25:28

Gus Malzahn, Craig Bohl, Curt Wiese and Pete Fredenburg Help Liberty Mutual Exceed $2 Million For Charity and Scholarship Through Coach of the Year Program NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Four college football coaches today were honored for their teams' success on the field this season as well as for their achievements in the classroom and community. Liberty Mutual Insurance, in partnership with the National Football Foundation and the College Football...

Word of the Day
  • 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.'