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2011-12-31 20:10:00

Local Brevard Fishing-Industry Businesses Come Together With Local Non-Profits In Support Of Teaching Children The Art And Love Of Fishing In Brevard County, FL. Cape Canaveral, FL (PRWEB) December 31, 2011 Add the love of fishing and a heart for the community to an entrepreneurial spirit to make the likes of Shellie Sevor and Adrian Martinez. Both are local owner-operators in Brevard County's recreational fishing industry. Shellie Sevor, of Rendezvous Fishing Charters- a charter boat in...

2011-12-13 04:30:02

NASA has awarded a $165 million contract extension to Lockheed Martin Corp. of Gaithersburg, Md., to provide continued mission control systems services, development, maintenance and operations support as part of the Facilities Development and Operations Contract, or FDOC. Under the contract, Lockheed Martin provides support for the hardware, software, data and displays systems used to train for and execute all human spaceflight missions supported by the Mission Operations Directorate at...


Word of the Day
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.'