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2010-11-09 09:17:00

LAS VEGAS, Nov. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Creativity and determination drove Ryan Abood to launch an online store when he was 22 that he has grown into a multi-million dollar enterprise. That same passion fueled his latest feat: creating a giant, 8-foot coffee mug and brewing 2,010 gallons of fresh coffee, shattering the Guinness World Record for largest cup of coffee. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101109/NE97496 ) (Photo:...

2010-11-05 15:53:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 5, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Who needs to follow in the footsteps of other champions with a celebratory trip to a theme park when you can be the first thoroughbred ever to enjoy a pint at your favorite brewery? As horse-racing's biggest and boldest superstar prepares to race into the record books on Saturday, GUINNESS, the world's best-selling stout, is preparing to open its legendary St. James's Gate Brewery in Dublin for the first-time ever...to a race horse! (Photo:...

2010-11-05 14:48:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 5, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- For more than 376 years, Captain Morgan has inspired countless party goers to strike the world-renowned Captain Morgan Pose. Yesterday at New Meadowlands Stadium, he upped the ante yet again and issued a challenge unlike any other. Joined by legendary pro football 'Captains,' New York Giants' Jason Sehorn and New York Jets' Keyshawn Johnson, on the 50-yard line of New Meadowlands Stadium, the Captain announced a yearlong, coast-to-coast pursuit to...

2010-10-28 16:33:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Every company or organization in America strives to be the "World's Best" at something. GWR Live! is offering the chance for companies to send employees into the holiday season with a tangible and exceptional achievement under their belt. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101028/NY91109 ) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20101028/NY91109 ) Having already having established themselves in Europe and Japan as a major force in team...

2010-10-25 14:50:00

NORWALK, Conn., Oct. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Diageo, the world's leading spirits, beer and wine company, has been named a "Great Place to Work" by Connecticut Magazine, in recognition of the company's productive and employee-friendly approach to its business. Diageo's policies, such as generous flex time and telecommuting, as well as benefits like concierge service and backup child care help make it one of the state's most admired employers. "At Diageo we strive to create an environment where...

2010-10-18 08:15:00

WELLINGTON, New Zealand, Oct. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Guinness Exploration ("Guinness" or the "Company") (OTC Bulletin Board: GNXP) is pleased to report that it has completed its 2010 drill program at its Charlotte Project near Mt. Nansen in the Yukon Territory, Canada. Core drilling was conducted to confirm prior drill intercepts and to expand on known gold and silver mineralization along strike and down dip. The Company completed a total of 1,451.68 metres in fourteen diamond drill holes in...

2010-10-14 11:00:00

WELLINGTON, New Zealand, Oct. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Board of Guinness Exploration Inc. ("Guinness" or the "Company"), (OTC Bulletin Board: GNXP), announced today two significant agreements which set the stage for funding development of the Charlotte Project (formerly named the "Nantawa Project") in the Mount Nansen area of the Whitehorse Mining Division, of the Yukon Territory. The first agreement is a Letter of Intent ("LOI") on October 12, 2010 with Ansell Capital Corp....

2010-10-11 13:54:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- After roaming the high seas alone for more than 375 years, legendary party host Captain Morgan threw a bash for the ages Saturday night in Las Vegas to officially welcome supermodel Marisa Miller as his first-ever "First Mate." (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101011/NY79956 ) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20101011/NY79956 ) At just after midnight on 10/10/10, hundreds in attendance watched as Miller debuted the world premiere...

2010-09-30 04:20:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Zwack, a premium herbal liquor and the national shot of Hungary (yes, they have a national shot), has been fueling the resurgence of air hockey popularity in North America. One world record, a new undisputed world champion and a series of world-class events have made Zwack and air hockey a winning combination. In June, Zwack sponsored two professional air hockey players (yes, they exist too) to break the world record for the longest marathon game of air...

2010-09-24 04:29:00

DUBLIN, September 24, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - Consumers Around the World Join in the Global Celebration in Addition to Live Music Events and Celebrations in Ireland, the USA, the Caribbean and Asia The owners of GUINNESS(R) beer, the world's number one stout, last night hosted the 2010 Arthur's Day global celebration, which kicked off at the world famous St. James's Gate Brewery. Westlife, The Script, Brandon Flowers, Snow Patrol, Kelis, The Manic Street Preachers, and...


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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