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2014-07-11 08:20:34

SAO JOSE DOS CAMPOS, Brazil, July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EMBRAER S.A. (BM&FBOVESPA: EMBR3, NYSE: ERJ) - Embraer and Saab have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to partner in joint programme management for the F-X2 Project, pursuant to the selection of the Gripen NG as Brazil's next generation fighter jet. Under this agreement Embraer will perform a leading role in the overall programme performance as well as undertake an extensive share of work in the production and delivery...


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.'