Latest Natalie Pace Stories

2008-10-27 06:00:13

While fear and panic have gripped Wall Street and Main Street alike the past few weeks, others have prospered. For example, on January 22, 2008, after the Dow Jones Industrial Average had tumbled from its high above 14,000 in October 2007 to below 12,000, Bill Bolden, a handy man, came to Natalie Pace to find out a better way to protect his nest egg. The strategies she suggested to Bill and his wife, an administrative manager, protected their nest egg while the workers around them lost...

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.'