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2009-02-10 13:08:00

Great Americans Recognition Created for American Role Models and Heroes America's Patriotism Portal works with Top Online Floral Retailer WASHINGTON, Feb. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- GreatAmericans.com, America's online patriotism portal with a mission to inspire our nation with videos about Great Americans, announces a new collaboration with 1-800-FLOWERS.COM, the world's leading florist and gift shop. 1-800-FLOWERS.COM will offer a discount to customers as a way to engage in the Great...

2008-11-11 12:00:12

GreatAmericans.com, an online patriotism portal with a mission to inspire America with videos telling stories about Great Americans, launches Veterans Day, November 11, 2008. The Web site is a new partnership backed by Sequoia Capital, the firm that created YouTube and Google. Sprint Nextel is the charter sponsor of GreatAmericans.com. Matt Daniels, J.D., Ph.D., created GreatAmericans.com to share the stories of positive role models, something he worked hard to find in his personal life....

2008-11-07 12:00:09

GreatAmericans.com, an online patriotism portal with a mission to inspire America with videos telling stories about Great Americans, launches on Veterans Day, November 11, 2008. The Web site is a new partnership backed by Sequoia Capital, the firm that created YouTube and Google. Matt Daniels, J.D., Ph.D., created GreatAmericans.com to share the stories of positive role models, something he worked hard to find in his personal life. Growing up, Daniels attended inner city schools in Spanish...


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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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