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2008-11-19 20:42:00

A man who lost his wedding ring off the coast of Hawaii's Oahu island less than 24 hours after his nuptials says the ring washed ashore four days later. Carlton Helm said he had gone for an 8.5-mile paddle along Oahu's east shore Sunday morning and did not realize until he was nearly finished that he had lost the waterproof case containing his wallet, cell phone and wedding ring, KITV in Honolulu reported Wednesday. It was gone. The container was gone and I freaked out. I was like 'Oh my...


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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