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2013-05-24 23:01:27

Miami Security Company, Bryant Security Corporation gears up for the Memorial Day festivities by reminding the community what we are celebrating for, and how to stay safe while having fun. Miami, FL (PRWEB) May 24, 2013 South Florida, specifically Miami and Broward counties, gear up for the annual festivities of Memorial Day Weekend. For some, the holiday signifies a much needed day off of school or work, while others see it as an opportunity to relive the freedoms of their recent spring...

2013-05-09 23:44:09

EasyCare®, the leading independent provider of automotive ownership benefits, announced the Warren Henry Auto Group has opened a new Motor Trend Certified dealership. The Motor Trend Certified Pre-Owned Center of Broward is among the first of an elite group of United States auto dealerships chosen to participate in a pre-owned vehicle certification program created for Motor Trend® and driven by EasyCare®. Norcross, GA (PRWEB) May 08, 2013 EasyCare®, the leading independent...

2011-08-10 08:09:00

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Aug. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- South Florida JAZZ, in its 20th year, coming off its most successful season as the principal purveyors of modern jazz in the region since 1991, formally announces its new season schedule. All performances will be held at the Rose & Alfred Miniaci Performing Arts Center, 3100 Ray Ferrero Jr. Blvd, Nova Southeastern University campus, Davie, FL. The focus of the organization remains steadfastly on presenting artists of national and...

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2007-06-25 07:26:23

The Knight Anole, Anolis equestris, is a species of lizard in the family Polychrotidae. It is native to Cuba, but has been introduced into the Dade and Broward counties of Florida. Although these lizards are diurnal, after sunning themselves on asphalt, rocks, or sidewalks, they can hunt into the night on occasion. Their diet consists of prey like tarantulas and other anoles. The Knight Anole is the largest of all anoles and grows to a length of 13 to 20 inches including the tail. It is...

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  • 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.'