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2010-09-29 08:00:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- CODA Automotive, a privately held American company that designs, manufactures and sells all-electric vehicles and battery systems for transportation and utility related applications, has hired Christopher Rose as its General Counsel. Chris will be responsible for all of CODA's legal matters and will manage a seasoned team of lawyers and legal staff. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100830/LA56525LOGO-b) (Logo:...


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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