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Anonymity A Driving Force Behind Pencourage: The Anti-Facebook
2013-01-30 06:17:42

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Facebook´s rise to the top and the effects it´s had on modern society has been pondered, discussed, researched and categorized time and time again. Evolutionary psychologist Robin Dunbar, for instance, has found strong evidence which proves humans instinctively limit themselves to natural social networks (not the ones found online) of around 150 people. Then there are those, such as Dr. Laura Mickes, who believes we...


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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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