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2011-08-18 10:13:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Hendrick Construction, Inc. won a contract to build a furniture manufacturing facility for Ekornes ASA in Morganton, N.C. - the first North American facility for the Norwegian company. Ekornes ASA is the largest furniture manufacturer in Norway and sells products all over the world. The Morganton plant, which will assemble components shipped from abroad, is scheduled to start production in early 2012. Construction is scheduled to be complete...


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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.'