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2014-06-20 23:09:38

The National Sailing Hall of Fame and Gowrie Group, one of the nation's Top 100 independent insurance agencies, have partnered to collect, present, and preserve yacht club stories. Westbrook, CT (PRWEB) June 20, 2014 The National Sailing Hall of Fame (NSHOF) and Gowrie Group have partnered to collect, present, and preserve yacht club stories. Much of the rich history of American sailing has roots in yacht clubs and sailing organizations. The National Sailing Hall of Fame, with the...

2013-10-14 23:27:37

VinAsset is proud to sponsor this annual event that raises money for blood cancer. Sausalito, CA (PRWEB) October 14, 2013 VinAsset is a proud sponsor of the Bay Area Chapter of the Leukemia Cup Regatta. Held across the country throughout the year, the Leukemia Cup Regatta sees sailors raising their sails and thousands of dollars in the race against blood cancer. On October 19th and 20th, at the San Francisco Yacht Club in Belvedere, CA, the Regatta kicks off with a VIP dinner, featuring...

2011-03-25 09:28:00

ANNAPOLIS, Md., March 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASCAR has Charlotte, Rock and Roll has Cleveland, and one can hardly watch sports on TV without hearing about Hall of Fame inductees in basketball (Springfield), baseball (Cooperstown) and tennis (Newport). Now sailing will too, with the National Sailing Center & Hall of Fame (NSHOF) set to honor its first class of inductees on October 23, 2011, during ceremonies scheduled to take place at the San Diego Yacht Club in...

2010-09-01 12:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following event was announced by The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society - Greater San Francisco Bay Area Chapter: (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100901/DC57868) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100901/DC57868) WHO: Four-time America's Cup Winner Russell Coutts and The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society WHAT: The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Leukemia Cup Regatta Weekend WHERE: The San...

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  • 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.'