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2008-06-22 12:00:21

By Jeff Vice Deseret News Funny man Mike Myers is well-known for having a sense of humor. Filmmaker M. Night Shyamalan is pretty much known for not having much of a sense of humor at all. So keeping that in mind, you tell me why Shyamalan's latest, a thriller titled "The Happening," has more laughs in it than Myers' "The Love Guru." And by "more laughs," I mean that the former has a lot more laughs in it. What's scary about that is the R-rated "Happening" is supposed to be, well ......


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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