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2013-04-03 23:01:08

Computerworld´s annual award program honors visionary applications of information technology promoting positive social, economic and educational change. ORTEC won for its work optimizing the logistical processes of North Star Alliance, a not-for-profit organization established in 2006 to build a network of Roadside Wellness Centers (RWCs) across Africa. http://www.ortec/us. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) April 03, 2013 In 2012, 218,762 people visited North Star clinics to receive counseling,...

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.'