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2014-02-11 12:25:02

WASHINGTON, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Digital Citizens Alliance, a consumer-oriented coalition focused on educating the public and policy makers on the threats that consumers face on the Internet, put out the following statement on reports that the Department of Justice is building criminal cases against those who engage in content theft of versions of thousands of apps for Google's Android operating system. (http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130214/DC60386LOGO) From Tom...


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.'