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2012-03-16 23:01:33

Sponsorship from the personal injury firm of Hardison & Cochran and others helps the MDA/Triangle Muscle Walk to raise funds for muscular dystrophy research and services. Raleigh, N.C. (PRWEB) March 15, 2012 The North Carolina personal injury lawyers of Hardison & Cochran, Attorneys at Law, are once again serving as sponsors of the Muscular Dystrophy Association / Triangle Muscle Walk. The event is set for Saturday, March 24, on Fayetteville Street in downtown Raleigh. Registration...

Word of the Day
  • 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.'