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2010-03-18 10:08:00

RICHMOND, Va., March 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- DuPont (NYSE: DD) issued the following statement from Senior Vice President and General Counsel Thomas L. Sager after former employee Michael Mitchell was sentenced to 18 months in U.S. Federal Prison and restitution to DuPont for fees and costs spent on the case following pleading guilty in U.S. Federal Court in Richmond, Va., to Theft of Trade Secrets and Obstruction of Justice: "In 2007, we became concerned about the activities of...


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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