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2009-08-12 07:00:00

ASHFORD, England, August 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Mydigitalnewspaper is the world's first website designed specifically for you to search, discover and read leading digital newspapers from the UK & North America. Whether you are interested in local news, or researching international stories, enjoy a huge variety of newspaper digital editions with mydigitalnewspaper. Our newspaper digital editions can be accessed globally, with publishers now able to reach all their community readers....

2008-07-23 06:00:00

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/0d1879/publishing_industr) has announced the addition of the "Publishing Industry Market Review 2008" report to their offering. We estimate that the UK publishing market was worth GBP 18.41bn in 2007, having grown by just 0.4% during the year. Three sectors are examined in this Market Review: newspapers, magazines and books. Each of these three sectors is dominated by around a dozen companies. Hardly any companies are...

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.'