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2009-10-27 12:01:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- CompWest Insurance Company, a specialty provider of Workers' Compensation in the Western U.S., has been named a "2009 Best Place to Work in Insurance" as recently published by Business Insurance magazine, the company announced today. The 2009 Best Places to Work in Insurance is a first-ever joint effort of Best Companies Group and Business Insurance and considered all U.S. insurers, agents and brokers with 25 or more employees serving the commercial...

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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.'