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2009-03-06 19:03:51

A Danish plastic surgeon known as The Penis Doctor has been sentenced to two years in prison for tax fraud. Dr. Jorn Ege, a plastic surgeon who specializes in penile operations, was convicted Friday of tax fraud in Copenhagen city court, the Copenhagen Post reported Friday. In addition to the jail sentence, Ege was also ordered to pay a $780,000 fine. Ege fled the country in 2005 after the Eastern High Court determined that he should be taken into custody for allegedly concealing $2.1 million...

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.'