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2011-07-25 13:00:00

DURBAN, South Africa, July 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today PUMA.Creative and Channel 4 BRITDOC Foundation announced the five finalists for the first annual PUMA.Creative Impact Award. The EUR50,000 award honours the documentary film that has made the most significant impact. The films cover environmental issues, social justice or global conflict. The documentaries will be judged by an elite jury that includes: Her Majesty Queen Noor of Jordan, Morgan Spurlock (Academy...

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.'