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2013-08-14 23:26:15

Discover local spirits, experience romance and pose for a professional photo shoot at Sonoma Resort. Sonoma, CA (PRWEB) August 14, 2013 The Lodge at Sonoma Renaissance Resort & Spa, in the heart of Sonoma wine country, has announced three new getaway packages for 2013 fall travel. The exclusive experiences will be available Aug. 1, 2013, to Dec. 30, 2014, and will offer guests new ways to discover Sonoma — and themselves. From a personal photo shoot with one of San Francisco’s top...


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.'