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2010-09-13 06:00:00

LOVELAND, Colo., Sept. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- A few days before Christmas in 2007, Susan Bock fell in her bedroom and couldn't get herself up off the floor - for nearly an hour. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/anytimefitness/45924/ (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100913/MM58078) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100913/MM58078) Weighing more than 430 pounds, that terrifying morning was just...

2009-09-15 12:21:14

Jay Leno interviewed Kanye West and Jerry Seinfeld for the premiere of his U.S. primetime series The Jay Leno Show Monday night. West made headlines Sunday when he took the stage during the MTV Video Music Awards presentation, grabbed the microphone from Taylor Swift, who was giving an acceptance speech, and told the crowd Beyonce, not Swift, should have won the award. West had been scheduled to perform with Beyonce's husband Jay-Z and Rihanna on the first episode of Leno's new chat show...

2009-03-11 11:44:26

Talk show host Jay Leno says he decided to plan a free stand-up performance in Detroit because he wanted to cheer up some recently unemployed fans. Tickets to the April 7 show will be distributed starting Monday at the Palace at Auburn Hills box office. NBA's Detroit Pistons have donated the Palace, their home court, to house the night of free entertainment, NBC said. I'm watching our president and he's saying what we should do to help. We got this bad economy thing and well, I tell jokes...

Word of the Day
  • 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.'