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2010-11-23 08:00:00

RALEIGH, N.C., Nov. 23, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- In order to more efficiently manage the millions of letters he receives from children, Santa is working with KnowledgeTree to implement a new cloud-based document management system. This will enable Santa to create a more streamlined work environment for his incredibly busy and merry teams of elves, and simplify what can be a chaotic toy specification, manufacture and delivery process. KnowledgeTree will contribute $1 for every letter to Santa...

2010-06-23 08:45:00

GLENDALE, Calif., June 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. (Nasdaq: DWA) announced today that it has reached an agreement with Dam Things from Denmark to debut the wildly popular Good Luck Troll on the big screen, introducing a new generation to one of the world's most beloved toy lines. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100623/LA24310) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100623/LA24310) Brother-sister writing team Adam Wilson and Melanie...

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2010-01-21 09:00:00

How did the lemurs, flying foxes and narrow-striped mongooses get to the large, isolated island of Madagascar sometime after 65 million years ago? A pair of scientists say their research confirms the longstanding idea that the animals hitched rides on natural rafts blown out to sea. Professors Matthew Huber of Purdue and Jason Ali of the University Hong Kong say that the prevailing flow of ocean currents between Africa and Madagascar millions of years ago would have made such a trip not only...

2010-01-20 08:27:00

BURBANK, Calif., Jan. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Skipper, Kowalski, Rico and Private face off against the malevolent dolphin, Dr. Blowhole, in The Penguins of Madagascar's first Nickelodeon special, "Dr. Blowhole's Revenge," premiering Monday, Feb. 15, at 8 p.m. (ET/PT). Neil Patrick Harris (How I Met Your Mother) guest stars in the half-hour special as the penguins' long-time nemesis out for revenge and to finally conquer the world. The DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. (Nasdaq: DWA) series, which...

2010-01-12 12:58:00

BURBANK, Calif., Jan. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment (WDSHE) announces the return of seven movie favorites to the Disney vault on January 30, 2010. Treasured by families, fans and coveted by collectors, the exciting, limited-time releases that return to the vault include multiple animated classics and live-action favorites. Sleeping Beauty (animated) Blu-ray(TM) Hi-Def & DVD The Jungle Book (animated) on DVD The Jungle Book 2 (animated) on...

2009-12-01 08:00:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Dec. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- VH1 will give viewers a close-up view into the complex, touching and surprisingly relatable life of recording artist, actress and American Idol winner Fantasia. The series follows Fantasia as she juggles her career and single-motherhood while devoting her energy into recording her highly anticipated third album. The 8 episode, 30 minute docu-series "Fantasia For Real" is slated to premiere January 11, 2010 at 10PM* on VH1. Six years ago,...

2009-11-03 11:14:00

BENTONVILLE, Ark., Nov. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Families can cozy up for a new kind of movie night as the DVD release of the new holiday adventure Merry Madagascar from DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. (Nasdaq: DWA) hits the shelves of Walmart (NYSE: WMT) nationwide and exclusively Nov. 18, the day after the 30-minute animated Christmas special premieres on NBC. Walmart stores will also offer new Merry Madagascar licensed pajamas, slippers, socks, throw blankets and other holiday gifts...

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2009-09-30 16:40:26

NBC says it is joining with DreamWorks Animation SKG to air two new animated holiday specials based on the films Madagascar and Monsters vs. Aliens. The first of the 30-minute specials is called Monsters vs. Aliens: Mutant Pumpkins from Outer Space. The Halloween program -- featuring the voices of film cast members Reese Witherspoon, Seth Rogen, Hugh Laurie, Will Arnett, Kiefer Sutherland and Rainn Wilson -- is to air Oct. 28. Merry Madagascar, featuring the voice talents of Ben Stiller,...

2009-09-11 14:30:00

ANAHEIM, Calif., Sept. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Walt Disney Studios, in collaboration with acclaimed filmmaker Guillermo del Toro ("Pan's Labyrinth," "The Hobbit"), is launching a new production label called Disney Double Dare You (DDY), to create new animated films full of chills and thrills for audiences of all ages, it was announced today at the D23 Expo by Dick Cook, chairman of The Walt Disney Studios. All films will be produced under the guidance of del Toro, who originated...

2009-09-10 10:00:00

ANAHEIM, Calif., Sept. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- (D23 Expo) -- Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment (WDSHE) announced the launch of the new Diamond Collection today at the D23 Expo. Diamond Collection is the definitive collection of the Walt Disney Studios most historic and beloved animated classics that will debut on Blu-ray Hi-Def. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090910/LA73209) Beginning with Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs on October 6, the Diamond Collection...


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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.
  • 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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