Latest Urbana Stories

2013-05-06 23:03:27

The E-commerce company´s continued growth earns recognition for the fifth consecutive year. Urbana, IA (PRWEB) May 06, 2013 For the fifth year in a row, Clickstop will be recognized by the Corridor Business Journal (CBJ) as one of the top 25 fastest-growing businesses in the Cedar Rapids/Iowa City business corridor. The company will learn of its rank number during an awards ceremony on May 21st at the Coralville Marriott, when the CBJ will reveal the rankings of the top 25 businesses...

2013-03-02 23:01:58

Prairie Winds of Urbana, a BMA Management affordable assisted living community, is hosting a Biscuits and Granvy Breakfast for Seniors on March 6 at the Provena Center for Healthy Aging in Champaign, Illin ois. The community serves older adults of all incomes, including those on Medicaid. Bradley, Illinois (PRWEB) March 02, 2013 Prairie Winds of Urbana, a BMA affordable assisted living community, will be hosting a Biscuits and Gravy Breakfast for Seniors at 8 a.m. on Wednesday, March 6, at...

2012-01-18 08:00:00

“National Moment of Chill” Set for “Sigh” Noon on One of 2012´s Most Stressful Days Urbana, Iowa (PRWEB) January 18, 2012 With Monday, Jan. 23 considered among the most stressful days of the year, Aura Cacia — a national source for natural and organic essential oils — is calling on Americans to take a moment for themselves when times are most stressful through its “National Moment of Chill” initiative. In pursuit of a moment of sanity,...

Word of the Day
  • 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.'