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2012-05-19 23:02:44

As the internet becomes the go-to news source for many readers, newspapers will experience a mass exodus of advertisers and readers. The growing popularity of real-time reporting and customizable ad campaigns means that newspapers must find ways to expand their traditional print offerings onto the internet. To counter these trends, industry firms will develop mobile platforms to make themselves more accessible to readers. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has added a report...


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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