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2013-02-15 23:05:06

Interactive Web Maps Connect History Buffs with Presidential History Sites. Reston, VA (PRWEB) February 15, 2013 MapMuse today announced the release of its Presidents Day Locators, a series of complimentary web maps that connect history buffs with historical sites related to the American presidency. Users can now find and learn about nearby presidential birthplaces, presidential libraries, and presidential burial places with the click of a button. “For most people, Presidents Day is...

2012-11-02 14:56:38

Reagan and Clinton Rate Best Among Recent Presidents During presidential campaigns, it´s not unusual to hear candidates from both parties say they will focus on strengthening the nation´s economy. But how well have presidents delivered on that promise once in the White House? On a newly-released report card that grades presidents on their economic performance, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Warren G. Harding and Rutherford B. Hayes are at the top of the class, while Chester Arthur,...


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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