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2009-02-20 17:10:56

Socks, a former stray cat who made it to the White House, died Friday at the age of 20, former President Bill and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said. The ex-first feline, who lived with the Clinton family at the governor's mansion in Arkansas before moving with the Clintons to the White House, had been battling throat cancer since November and couldn't stand up anymore. After he stopped eating, he was euthanized in Maryland Friday morning. Socks brought much happiness to Chelsea and us...

2008-12-29 10:14:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As Christmas ends, one movie producer predicts 2009 will be "The Year of The Blue Dress," a non-political comedy about Bill & Monica and their secret story. "Ken Starr saved our budget $40 million in research," says Daniel "The Wig Man" Vovak, executive producer of The Blue Dress. "People will begin shopping for blue dresses and thongs, there isn't a doubt in my mind." In Philadelphia, The Blue Dress (BlueDressMovie.com) released a movie...

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.'