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2010-11-23 00:00:07

More than 1,000 charities join The Giving Effect seeking your unwanted gifts. Brooklyn, NY (PRWEB) November 22, 2010 Bears on Patrol, a Carrollton, GA, nonprofit, collects stuffed animals for police officers to give to children in crisis situations. They are one of more than 1,000 cause-based organizations registered on The Giving Effect (http://www.thegivingeffect.com) that are hoping to connect with new donors this holiday season. Blake Raab, Executive Director of Bears on Patrol, says...


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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