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2008-10-22 09:00:35

Gas Natural Cegas, the distribution company of Gas Natural, has reaffirmed its commitment to invest in the expansion of distribution network in the community of Valencia, Spain. Following the construction of the Villalonga-Gandia-Oliva and Orihuela-Redovan-Benejuzar-Torrevieja pipelines, expected to be completed in 2008, 82% of the Valencia community will have gas coverage and more than 300,000 additional residents will be able to benefit from the advantages of natural gas.


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.'