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2009-07-21 11:01:16

Spain's Banco Sabadell S.A. said Tuesday it was studying Florida banks for acquisition and was most interested in buying Miami's Mellon United National Bank. The Spanish financial Web site El Confidencial said Banco Sabadell was finalizing details to buy Mellon United, part of Bank of New York Mellon Corp., for about $200 million. No deal has yet been made, a spokesman said. The Miami Herald said Banco Sabadell was expected to buy the bank. The newspaper said the selling price would be about...


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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.'