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2011-04-01 11:01:00

SAN FRANCISCO, April 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM TechWeb today launches The BrainYard (www.thebrainyard.com), the first Web site community for business and technology leaders who are using and exploring social technology tools and applications to drive new levels of business performance. The BrainYard serves the fast growing Social Business market that is naturally fusing important technology categories such as collaboration, content management, social media, social CRM and social...


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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