Latest Jane Orient Stories

2012-03-17 23:02:43

Jane Orient, M.D., explains why "access to birth control is not the issue, and religious freedom is only part of the picture." Washington, DC (PRWEB) March 16, 2012 In the commentary “It´s Not About Contraceptives,” published by The Atlas Society, Dr. Jane Orient asks: Why should anybody have to buy contraceptives for other people? Old women, women who want to have a baby, nuns, small employers struggling to make payroll–why indeed should any of them be forced to help...

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.'