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2012-07-17 22:30:21

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Printers have come a long way in the past twenty-years, but one thing they haven't lacked generation to generation are plenty of frustration to go along with them. Engineers from the University of Missouri are helping out the short-fused man by taking away one frustration from ink-jet printers and developing a printer nozzle that prevents clogs. “The nozzle cover we invented was inspired by the human eye,” said Jae Wan...

2008-12-03 13:03:50

The Nevada Highway Patrol has arrested a woman who was driving along U.S. 395 with a fuel hose and nozzle sticking out of her gas tank. April Westfall, 40, of Reno, was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence after she failed a sobriety test, the Reno Gazette Journal reports. Patrol spokesman Chuck Allen says authorities must now find a service station that is missing a gasoline nozzle and about six feet of fuel hose.


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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