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2013-04-26 23:01:05

Recent research conducted by the National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University makes some startling discoveries about the addiction treatment industry. West Palm Beach, Florida (PRWEB) April 26, 2013 New studies done by the National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse revealed some unsettling facts about current addiction treatment practices. Researchers found that most treatment facilities rely on old, outdated philosophies and approaches and neglect to...


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.'