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2011-05-06 09:58:00

LOS ANGELES, May 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Los Angeles Clippers forward and 2010-11 T-Mobile NBA Rookie of the Year Blake Griffin has donated the autographed 2011 Kia Optima midsize sedan used in his jaw-dropping dunk in the Sprite Slam Dunk at NBA All-Star 2011 for a public charity auction on AutoTrader.com to benefit Stand Up To Cancer. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110425/CL88097LOGO) Proceeds from the auction of the automobile will go directly to cancer research...

2011-04-07 13:44:00

IRVING, Texas, April 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Panini America (www.paniniamerica.net), the world's largest sports and entertainment collectables company and the NBA's exclusive trading card and sticker partner, has inked Los Angeles Clippers slam-dunk sensation Blake Griffin to an exclusive multi-year agreement. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110407/DA79477) Griffin joins a growing roster of exclusive athletes that are part of the Panini family, including five-time NBA...

2011-03-11 02:00:00

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., March 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- VH-1 Celebrity Fit Club star, Harvey Walden, is set to transform the lives of youth in new TV Docu-series "Harvey's Transformation Camp." With America's teens leading the world's youth in obesity and trailing in fitness and academic achievement, many circles describe these issues as epidemic. Growing up in the mean streets of Chicago and refusing to be a victim of the invisible walls of the inner city, Harvey pushed himself to be the best...

2011-02-18 11:52:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- I was recruited and hired by Time Warner to lead the business transformation of Time Inc., based on my clear record of success and results in the industry. This continued at Time Inc., with the consistent and documented acclaim of Time Warner's senior management. Every action I took over the past six months was made with that ultimate goal in mind. My exit was clearly not about management style or results. I leave behind a first rate team and...

2011-02-09 09:00:00

FARMINGDALE, N.Y., Feb. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Griffin Filters, a subsidiary of Cemtrex Inc. (OTCQB: CTEI), announced that it has received an order, valued at approximately $8.0 million, to supply environmental control equipment on a power project in India. The Company expects to ship this order within the current fiscal year. "We are finally seeing the results of our tremendous marketing efforts in Asia during the past year," said Mr. Saagar Govil, V.P. Operations of Cemtrex. "Due to...

2011-01-24 10:48:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Eddie Griffin is going to say it and he doesn't care who knows it. Griffin shares his thoughts on his love for Michelle Obama, who really makes up the Tea Party, Tiger Woods and why Cleveland should get over LeBron James. The hilarious World Television Premiere stand-up special, "Eddie Griffin: You Can Tell 'Em I Said It" debuts Saturday, February 19 at 11:00 p.m. ET/PT. On Tuesday, February 22, "Eddie Griffin: You Can Tell 'Em I Said It" DVD...

2010-10-18 08:00:00

DALLAS, Oct. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Thousands of women across the country welcomed the opportunity to share their stories when the Kotex brand invited them to open up about the state of their lingerie drawers, as part of its "Kotex Project Makeunder" initiative. The brand teamed up with Emmy Award winning performer Kathy Griffin and celebrity stylist George Kotsiopoulos to give women the chance to receive a head-to-toe "Makeunder" and star in an online video series documenting their...

2010-10-05 07:00:00

COLUMBUS, Ga., Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- This Sunday, October 10, NASCAR driver Carl Edwards and his crew will unveil a special new Aflac Duck Wingman Bead of Courage to show kids with serious illnesses like cancer that they are not alone in their fight against the disease. The new bead is part of the Aflac Duck's 10th birthday celebration, as the Aflac Duck shares his birthday wish for people across the nation to help give kids facing cancer renewed strength and a reason to smile. To view...

2010-05-11 08:00:00

NEW YORK, May 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Griffin Land & Nurseries, Inc. (Nasdaq: GRIF) ("Griffin") will hold its 2010 Annual Meeting of Stockholders today. Frederick M. Danziger, Griffin's President and Chief Executive Officer, will update stockholders at the Annual Meeting on Griffin's current activities. Mr. Danziger will state that sales at Griffin's landscape nursery business, Imperial Nurseries, Inc. ("Imperial"), are off to a very good start this year, as dollar sales through...

2010-04-15 13:15:00

CHICAGO, April 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Famed comedian, actor, singer and choreographer Eddie Griffin will shock the radio airwaves during his personal interview with nationally acclaimed fathers' rights advocate and attorney Jeffery Leving on his Fathers' Rights Legal Show this Sunday, April 18, 2010 on Soul 106.3FM (www.soul1063radio.com) from 2:00pm - 2:30pm CST. Tune in to find out answers to Leving's intriguing Eddie Griffin questions. Hear what Eddie did when he was 16 years old and met...


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.'