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2013-07-12 23:22:08

The Real Estate Marketing Insider advises real estate agents and professionals not to draw conclusions about market viability based solely on sales-dollar volume, but also consider buyer traffic levels and sales numbers. REMI’s advice came on the heels of a July 8 report in the Summit Daily entitled “Pitkin County real estate sales volume down in 2013.” San Diego, CA (PRWEB) July 11, 2013 The Real Estate Marketing Insider released a statement to real estate agents, realtors, and...

2013-05-03 23:05:01

Portraits of Hope visits Braille Institute in Los Angeles to involve children who are visually impaired in another major civic initiative. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) May 03, 2013 Portraits of Hope http://www.portraitsofhope.org/ is conducting a session today for children from the Braille Institute in the program´s next big motivational art and civic initiative that will culminate with the vibrant visual makeovers of the fire, rescue, and emergency vehicles in world-renowned Aspen and...

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.'