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2009-05-27 15:02:59

The head of the Latvian Blondes association said a planned parade of about 2,000 blond women is aimed at cheering the country up amid economic woes. Marika Gederte, head of the club for women with yellow hair, said the parade planned for Sunday in the Latvian capital Riga will be held under the motto make the world a brighter place and will involve an orchestra comprised entirely of blondes, RIA Novosti reported Wednesday. People need positive emotions, and I hope this event will cheer them...


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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