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2014-07-09 23:14:49

As the keynote speaker at a WestStar Bank wealth management seminar in El Paso, Texas, Susan Eisen spoke about important ways to ensure a smooth distribution of heirlooms to heirs. El Paso, Texas (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 Susan Eisen, author of "The Million-Dollar Dishrag: An Effective and Powerful Plan to Avoid a Family Inheritance Battle After You Die," was invited to present the keynote speech as part of a WestStar Bank wealth management special event in El Paso, Texas. The...


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2013-09-20 13:16:15

Heirloom plants are plants that were grown centuries ago, handed down through the generations, and are still grown today without genetic modification. Heirloom plants maintain their traits year after year even though they are subjected to open pollination. Growing heirlooms is becoming more popular in North America and Europe because of their resistance to disease, pests, and extreme weather. Plants that have been genetically altered through artificial means, otherwise known as hybrids,...

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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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