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Skipper Claims He Has Proof Loch Ness Monster Is Real
2012-08-06 12:51:09

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online It´s a wonderful time in which we live, isn´t it? This weekend, for instance, people all over the world were able to switch from cheering on their local athletes in the Olympic Games in London to watching in wonder as NASA landed their Curiosity rover on the surface of Mars, a significant triumph of modern technology. Just as the world is becoming acutely aware of the future quickly approaching us, a piece of news...

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2007-05-31 21:00:00

By BEN McCONVILLE EDINBURGH, Scotland - The Loch Ness monster is back - and there's video. A man has captured what Nessie watchers say is possible footage of the supposed mythical creature beneath Scotland's most mysterious lake. "I couldn't believe my eyes when I saw this jet black thing, about 45 feet long, moving fairly fast in the water," said Gordon Holmes, the 55-year-old a lab technician from Shipley, Yorkshire, who took the video Saturday. Nessie watcher and marine biologist Adrian...

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2007-05-31 18:00:00

By BEN McCONVILLE EDINBURGH, Scotland - She's as much an emblem, and a tourist draw, as tartan, bagpipes, and shortbread. And now Nessie's back. An amateur scientist has captured what Loch Ness Monster watchers say is among the finest footage ever taken of the elusive mythical creature reputed to swim beneath the waters of Scotland's most mysterious lake. "I couldn't believe my eyes when I saw this jet black thing, about 45-feet long, moving fairly fast in the water," said Gordon Holmes,...

2007-02-05 12:00:08

Some people are laughing, yes laughing, at Wednesday's Rancho Palos Verdes mountain lion sighting. But not me. No sir. As far as I'm concerned, if Hawthorne electrical contractor Romeo Gutierrez said that he saw a big cat coming toward him near Narcissa Drive and Plumtree Road, then that's exactly what he saw. "You ever see the Discovery Channel when (wild) cats look like they're getting ready to eat? That's what it looked like," he told Breeze "wildlife" reporter Nick Green. Still, despite...

2006-07-25 23:55:00

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australian scientists have identified two new species of ancient marine reptile, similar to the mythical Loch Ness monster, that swam in an Australian outback sea 115 million years ago. The reptiles, named Umoonasaurus and Opallionectes, belonged to the Plesiosaurs group which included a "killer whale" type predator of the Jurassic period, palaeontologist Benjamin Kear from the University of Adelaide said on Wednesday. Kear, whose team studied 30 opalised fossils mainly...


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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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