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2009-04-07 14:11:04

Police said a suburban Chicago man arrested after a home invasion robbery admitted to perpetrating the crime to buy diapers for his baby. Authorities said Jeremy Humphrey, 21, knocked on a Park Forest, Ill., family's door at 8 a.m., March 15, brandished a semi-automatic handgun and shoved the female homeowner into a wall, the Southtownstar reported Tuesday. He had his hood up, Park Forest Police Cpl. Mike Baugh said in court. When he turned on a man in the house, the woman ran away...


Word of the Day
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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