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2013-10-10 23:02:28

Philanthropy critical to meeting immediate needs and funding “big ideas,” says Dr. Kurt Newman of Children’s National Health System Orlando (PRWEB) October 10, 2013 Despite the challenges that hospitals and health systems face, children’s hospitals must continue to think big about what’s possible for kids, said Dr. Kurt D. Newman, president and CEO of Children’s National Health System of Washington, D.C. Newman addressed more than 1,000 hospital leaders, corporate and media...

2013-10-03 23:03:31

A 1957 Lincoln Continental Mark II earned the highest bid of all the classic cars at the event, but a young patient captured the hearts of event goers. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) October 03, 2013 A gorgeous, 1957 Lincoln Continental Mark II sold for $700,000 at Barrett Jackson, The World’s Greatest Collector Car Auctions™ on Sept 26 at the Las Vegas auction. Not only did the classic car earn the highest bid at the event, but all proceeds from the sale will go to Loma Linda University...


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.'