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2012-09-21 23:00:50

Earlier this year, Rupert Murdoch of NewsCorp (owner of 20th Century Fox) made his animosity against Google known via his Twitter account; accusing them of being a major pirating offender. According to Google´s blog announcement today, it now appears Fox has thrown up the white flag by finally allowing their latest web movie downloads to be watched on Google Play. “It´s apparent Fox couldn´t continue to ignore Google´s reach and influence,” says David Jenyns...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • 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.'