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2008-09-30 06:00:27

By Lawrence Mower By LAWRENCE MOWER (c) 2008 REVIEW-JOURNAL On Aug. 22, 2005, Bill Farnsworth, Wanda Murray and three other owners of condominiums at the Rhodes Homes development of Vistana walked into the local headquarters of the Federal Bureau of Investigation. In their possession was a 3-inch thick, three-ring binder full of records and other papers documenting - at the least - what they thought were serious conflicts of interest involving their home- owners association board of...


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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.'