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2012-07-11 23:01:45

Value-Engineered levee projects save cities and counties millions by avoiding FEMA-mandated insurance using ShoreGuard flood protection solutions. From coast to coast communities slash insurance premiums by upgrading levees and flood walls using Crane Material International's cost-effective, sustainable sheet piling. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) July 11, 2012 As recently reported in newspapers such as the Charleston, SC Post Courier and the San Francisco Examiner, the protection of communities...


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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