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2014-05-20 08:40:42

WASHINGTON, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Last night, The Wireless Foundation marked the 20(th) Annual VITA Achievement Awards Dinner by recognizing individuals and organizations creating a positive impact in their communities with wireless technology. "At the core, wireless devices are public safety tools, which The Wireless Foundation highlighted over the last 20 years. From helping a single person to actions that benefit entire communities, I'm pleased to recognize this year's...


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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