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2009-04-01 15:06:15

Tombstone, Ariz., the town made famous by Wyatt Earp and the Gunfight at the O.K. Corral, is once again dealing with battling gunfighters -- re-enactors. Last year, a new mayor denied Stephen Keith and his Huckleberry Players a permit for street performances, the Los Angeles Times reports. The players' practice of walking the streets in costume to get tourists to their show was considered a street performance. In January, Larry Talvy, a National Guard veteran of Iraq appointed marshal by...

2008-08-25 21:00:25

By GOSSIP KING; QUEEN MATT THOMAS; VICTORIA RICHARDS CATHERINE Zeta Jones and Michael Douglas' son Dylan may have inherited more than his parents bargained for. The confident eight-year-old told his drama teacher that he's sure he'll have no trouble learning to be an actor because of his talented parents. Catherine told Hello! magazine: "My son went to his first drama lesson and he turned to his teacher and said 'Don't worry. I'm a good actor. It's in my genes'." And with acting...


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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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