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2013-03-17 23:03:17

In late February 2013, the Cancer Council Queensland reported how using sunscreen and wearing UPF50+ swimwear can help reduce the risks of cancer for children. Industry expert and founder of UV protective children´s swimwear brand Platypus Australia says, “It´s now clearer than ever that covering children up with UV protective beachwear is a must for parents.” (PRWEB) March 18, 2013 Last month, the Cancer Council Queensland released findings on how wearing UV...


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.'