Business News Archive - January 24, 2008

SYDNEY, Australia, Jan. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- At the Avebury Mine, drill hole A218 has intersected 3.0m @ 4.7% Ni within a thick zone of mineralisation assaying 17.0m @ 1.4% Ni, 100m below the base of the current Viking Resource (Figure 1 and 2).

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FORT WORTH, Texas, Jan. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ness Energy International (Pink Sheets: NESS) (NESS) announced today bringing online the first producing oil well on the Rogers Lease in Young County, Texas. NESS completed the purchase of this lease on 22 January 2008.

Word of the Day
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'