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2009-05-21 15:11:07

Police in Louisiana said a groom was arrested after his nephew refused to abide by the dress code of the reception hall by pulling up his saggy pants. Kenner police said the officer on detail at the Crystal Plantation during the Friday wedding reception asked Samuel Lucas, 19, to comply with the dress code -- both bride and groom had to sign a contract promising to observe the dress code before using the facility -- and pull his pants up higher, the New Orleans Times-Picayune reported...


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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