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2011-06-03 13:07:00

NEW YORK, June 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Alex Gross and Daniel White, students at Orange-Ulster BOCES High School in Goshen, New York, finished in 1st place at the 2011 National Automotive Technology Competition. The students are sponsored by the Greater New York Automobile Dealers Association. The Competition, the auto industry's largest school-to-work initiative, pits the nation's best high school automotive vocational education students against one another for the title of 'America's Top...

2011-05-19 15:53:00

KENOSHA, Wis., May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Dad doesn't want another tie. Dad doesn't want another shirt. What Dad wants is something from Snap-on®. Let Dad get his wish this year with a great selection of Father's Day gift ideas from Snap-on. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110519/CG05835) "Every year, people turn to Snap-on for Father's Day gifts because they know they can't go wrong with the gift of Snap-on," said Gerry Beronja, director of customer...

2011-05-04 11:56:00

KENOSHA, Wis., May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Although the name is changing, the quality, durability, and performance remain the same. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110504/CG95459) Williams®, Bahco® and CDI Torque Products® - three legendary names synonymous with quality and workmanship - are now part of Snap-on Industrial Brands. "By renaming our business unit Snap-on Industrial Brands we are strengthening the direct...

2011-02-10 17:52:00

KENOSHA, Wis., Feb. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Snap-on Franchise has been named a Top 50 Franchise for Military Veterans and is the sole tool franchise recognized by the World Franchising Network. The second annual ranking by the organization resulted from a survey of several hundred franchise systems that recruit former military as possible business owners. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110210/DA46526LOGO-b) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110210/DA46526-a) To...

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.'