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2014-05-01 08:29:07

Fourteen bestselling authors join forces to support month-long fundraiser HOLLYWOOD, Fla., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Romance lovers rejoice! USA Today and New York Times bestselling romance author Brenda Novak is celebrating the 10(th) anniversary of her annual Online Auction for Diabetes Research (BrendaNovak.com) with a little help from her literary friends - 14 fellow New York Times and USA Today bestselling authors to be exact. They've come together to create A Sweet...

2014-04-24 16:29:04

NEW YORK, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Building on the momentum and stellar reputation of eight successful years, the 9(th) annual D.R.E.a.M.S. in the City event, benefiting the cure-focused work of the Diabetes Research Institute (DRI), will once again bring together some of New York City's most dedicated and generous supporters of diabetes research. The sophisticated soiree, highlighted by a delectable dinner, classic cocktails, highly-rated wines from Wine Spectator, a...

2014-02-11 12:27:38

The Biggest Loser RunWalk and The Biggest Loser Resorts Will Sponsor 5K Race at Annual Event Which Raises Funds for Diabetes Research Institute MIAMI, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Diabetes Research Institute Foundation has once again teamed up with Walgreens, the nation's largest drugstore chain, for the DRI Walk for Diabetes & Family Fun Day. This marquee event along with The Biggest Loser RunWalk 5K will be held the morning of Saturday, March 8, 2014 at Sun Life...


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.'