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2012-08-14 23:03:33

The NELAC Institute´s (TNI) National Environmental Field Activities Program (NEFAP) recognizes the American Association for Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA) and its addition of the Field Sampling and Measurement Organization (FSMO) Accreditation Program. Frederick, MD (PRWEB) August 13, 2012 The American Association for Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA) is proud to announce the addition of the Field Sampling and Measurement Organization (FSMO) Accreditation Program to its established...


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.'