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2008-03-26 09:00:56

Two-wheeler manufacturers Bajaj, Hero Honda and Kinetic are into discussions with Energtek, a provider of absorbed natural gas products, for technology that would enable two-wheelers to run on gas instead of petrol, reported the Economic Times. The manufacturers are reportedly looking for gas-based technology options to counter the threat posed by Tata Motors's Nano, which is likely to eat into the two-wheeler market. Energtek, which offers absorbed natural gas (ANG) technology, has...


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.'