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2008-07-11 12:01:05

The Woman's Hospital of Texas (TWHT) announced today it is ranked in U.S. News & World Report's 2008 survey of America's top 50 best hospitals for gynecologic care. For a second consecutive year, TWHT earned one of two spots awarded to institutions located in the Texas Medical Center. "The America's Best Hospitals rankings provide readers with trusted material during some of life's most concerning times -- hospitalization," said Brian Kelly, editor of U.S. News & World Report. "Our...


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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