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2010-05-04 16:29:00

PLANO, Texas, May 4 /PRNewswire/ -- In honor of Mother's Day, Lay's, America's favorite potato chip, expanded its online "Happiness Exhibit," to help set simple happiness in motion. Beginning today, people can visit the exhibit at www.lays.com to create a one-of-a-kind Mother's Day video greeting card. For a quick, easy and free gift that mom will adore, consumers can upload pictures and captions, then add a background and music to create their own customized videos. Lay's, a brand of...

2009-04-22 00:48:29

U.S. snack food maker Frito-Lay Inc. has announced plans to increase the weight in its packages. The Texas company had engaged in what are known as weight outs, reducing the amount of food in packages as a de facto price increase, The Dallas Morning News reported Tuesday. Now, Frito-Lay says it has raised the weight of packages of Doritos, Tostitos and Cheetos by 20 percent. A spokeswoman said that the increase more than makes up for any previous weight outs. Frito-Lay is part of PepsiCo.


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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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