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2010-04-26 10:45:00

With its largest, most interactive display ever, Ford is highlighting an impressive array of new products and technologies at the 2010 Beijing Auto Show while the company gears itself to capitalize on growth in China and across the Asia Pacific and Africa region.  Ford is previewing the global next-generation Ford Focus and a future small-displacement Ford EcoBoost engine. The next-generation Focus and the promise of significant fuel-economy improvements from the smallest-yet Ford...


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.'