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2010-08-17 07:00:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Carnegie Council is pleased to announce that as of 2011, its flagship journal, "Ethics & International Affairs," will be published by Cambridge University Press. "Cambridge University Press is the much-admired leader in International Relations publications, as it is in so many areas. We are delighted that they have invited us to join them," said Carnegie Council President Joel Rosenthal. "Not only is CUP the oldest publisher in the...


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.'