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2009-02-16 13:30:11

The British pop group Girls Aloud, the subject of breakup talk, says it has signed a three-album deal with its Fascination record label. The BBC said news of the pact comes after recent media reports suggested the group's five members plan to dissolve their professional partnership and go their separate ways. Girls Aloud said it plans to release its next album some time next year. The group is nominated for the Brit Awards for best group and best British single for their song, The Promise.

2007-01-09 06:00:51

DALLAS _ It took only a moment to snap the photo that made the "Fab Five" famous. Now, they would do anything to erase that moment. The five McKinney North High School cheerleaders, each in uniform and holding phallus-shaped candles, thought it would be funny to pose for the picture inside a condom store _ a harmless joke for their friends to see on MySpace. "We will never live it down," says Elizabeth Griffin, seen in her former role as a McKinney North High School cheerleader. She...


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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