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2012-06-21 23:03:33

H2OpenDoors.org, a project of Peninsula Sunrise Rotary, will hold a benefit CWENCH Party on November 3rd in San Carlos. Money raised will fund solar-powered water purification units for villages in need. Redwood City, CA (PRWEB) June 21, 2012 Liam Mayclem, host of CBS-5´s Eye on the Bay, will emcee and serve as auctioneer at the first annual CWENCH Party, a fundraiser for H2OpenDoors. The party will be held on November 3, 2012 in San Carlos with tickets available now at...


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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