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2009-10-12 09:00:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- WorldNow, the leading online technology, content and revenue-solutions company for local media, has announced that it has partnered with Alerts.com to enhance its platform offering for their local media clients. The partnership with Alerts.com will enable WorldNow customers to push targeted content via email and text message and in turn, allow those users to control what kind of news and information they want and where they want to receive it. The...

2009-04-20 07:00:00

Alerts.com selected the NAB Show(TM) to unveil new digital offering for local media broadcasters, unleashing digital strategy capabilities not seen before. LAS VEGAS, April 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Alerts.com(TM) (www.alerts.com) announced at the NAB Show(TM) (National Association of Broadcasters) the release of its private label digital media alerts platform and the deployment of the solution to power Raycom Media's stations in multiple markets. Raycom is poised to capitalize on the latest...

2008-09-24 09:00:22

BELLEVUE, Wash., Sept. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Alerts.com(TM) (http://www.alerts.com/), a free online alerts service designed to help consumers save time and money by creating, managing and controlling how they receive information, today announced that it has signed four new technology partnerships with Message Systems, 4INFO and Phone.com. These partnerships are all designed to provide the company with a scalable delivery platform able to handle millions of messages almost instantly. Message...

2008-06-30 09:02:36

SEATTLE, June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Alerts.com(TM) (http://www.alerts.com/), a free online alerts service that helps people create and manage customized alerts all in one place, today announced that it has selected MWW Group as its public relations agency of record. "MWW Group will launch Alerts.com to the public through strategic media outreach efforts with ongoing efforts to generate awareness and "buzz" about the Alerts.com web site and its alerts service," said Pascal Stolz, chief...

2008-06-18 09:00:27

SEATTLE, June 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Alerts.com (http://www.alerts.com/), a free online service that helps users create and manage customized alerts all in one place, today launched its public beta site, as well as announced publishing partnerships with INRIX(R), the leading provider of traffic information and Jobster, the leading online career network. The newly launched site, Alerts.com aggregates content from multiple sources and delivers user-requested information for free when and how the...


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  • 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.'