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2012-09-08 23:04:22

This article discusses the importance on retaining key employees and how to make the most of their experience, know“how and business acumen. (PRWEB) September 07, 2012 The Law Firm of Pozzuolo Rodden P.C., announces the release of the article "Business Planning: How to Retain Key Senior Employees- Golden Handcuffs." Below is a sample of the first couple of paragraphs. If you would like to read more, please read the full article and other corporate law, or estate planning...

2010-07-01 09:42:00

OTTAWA, Ill., July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- What do the Bible, a parachute and a pair of handcuffs have in common? Escape Artist Anthony Martin... Martin, a nationally-recognized escape artist turned evangelist, has announced plans to attempt a "Leap of Faith," in Ottawa, Ill., July 13, at 2 p.m. Martin will be handcuffed by an area locksmith before donning a parachute and leaping from an aircraft at 14,000 feet. He will have to free his hands in order to deploy the parachute and save his life....

2009-09-22 11:08:32

Authorities in Mississippi said they had to handcuff an emu and shock it with a Taser to remove the ostrich-like flightless bird from a roadway. Scott County sheriff's deputies said they initially received reports Friday of two emus on Interstate 20 and Highway 80, but they were unable to locate either of the animals until further calls Sunday placed one of the birds on the I-20 on-ramp in Forest, WBLT-TV, Jackson, Miss., reported Tuesday. Officer Kiley Culpepper said deputies had to use...

2009-09-01 15:33:58

Authorities in Georgia said a man arrested for driving under the influence slipped out of his handcuffs and stole a police cruiser. Duluth Police Maj. Don Woodruff said an officer pulled over a U-Haul truck at about 5 p.m. Monday and arrested the driver -- described as a black male estimated to be about 30-years-old -- after determining that he was intoxicated, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported Tuesday. Woodruff said the officer searched the U-Haul truck and returned to find his...

2009-07-21 15:22:52

Authorities in Florida said a man used a handcuff key purchased from a flea market to temporarily escape the custody of a sheriff's deputy. Richard Zukoski, 21, was arrested at his Port Richey, Fla., home early Sunday when a deputy arrived and found stolen boxes of power tools and lawn equipment on his porch. The suspect grabbed the key he had purchased years ago at a flea market before leaving the house with the deputy, the St. Petersburg (Fla.) Times reported Tuesday. Zukoski used the key...

2009-03-17 21:50:31

A southern outlaw known for exploits like escaping from chains in the parking lot of a Waffle House in Tennessee is being handled with extra precautions. Christopher Daniel Gay, nicknamed Little Houdini because of his success getting out of custody, was arrested Monday in Florida, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported. Authorities in Florida say he stole a tractor-trailer rig and used it to steal a front-end loader. He is being treated as an escape risk. He is in isolation, said Carrie...

2009-03-12 12:31:53

A Miami court has tossed a theft conviction for a teenager who was accused of stealing handcuffs from a police officer during an attempted arrest. The 15-year-old, who was identified as J.B. in court papers, had been charged with battery on an officer, resisting arrest and theft after he elbowed an officer and ran away with handcuffs attached to one of his wrists, The Miami Herald reported Thursday. Police said the officer had been trying to arrest J.B. for talking too loud in a public...

2009-02-14 12:44:02

Police officials in New York say they'll test the use of Velcro handcuffs on out-of-control children in 22 schools in the city borough of Queens. New York Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly has approved the Velcro cuffs as a softer alternative to steel handcuffs, the New York Daily News reported Saturday. School safety officers are expected to receive the alternative cuffs next week and then get two weeks of training on how to use them and when, said Deputy Police Commissioner Paul Browne....

2009-02-12 16:37:14

Police in Massachusetts said a man who asked officers for help removing handcuffs wound up in another pair when officers discovered warrants for his arrest. Barnstable police said Allahmanamjad Barbel, 21, arrived at the police station at 2 p.m. Wednesday with a set of police-issue handcuffs dangling from one wrist, the Cape Cod (Mass.) Times reported Thursday. Barbel told officers that his younger sister had slipped the handcuffs onto his wrist during a children's party in Hyannis, Mass. He...

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  • 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.'