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2011-04-19 07:00:00

LOUISVILLE, Ky., April 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Atria Senior Living announced today the company's first achievement in Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®) certification, a national standard developed by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) to recognize high performance green buildings. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110419/CL85494LOGO ) Part of a multi-pronged approach by the company to increase environmental sustainability, Atria...


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2004-10-19 04:45:44

Triangulum Australe Constellation -- Triangulum Australe, the Southern Triangle, is completely visible in latitudes south of 20 degrees north from April through June. Its three brightest stars have been called the "Three Patriarchs", Abraham, Isaac and Jacob. It can easily be recognized by its shape, or asterism. This is one of the 12 southern constellations named by Johann Bayer in the early 1600's. The three bright stars in this constellation are so recognizable that they can be...

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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.'