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2013-06-06 23:19:29

With more than 2 billion hot dogs consumed during the month of July, NebraskaBison.com hopes to snag a share of the market with a gourmet option. Lincoln, Nebraska (PRWEB) June 06, 2013 NebraskaBison.com, a large distributor of bison meat based out of Adams, Nebraska, has announced a gourmet buffalo hot dog option. In an email with the company´s spokesperson, NebraskaBison.com stated: “We´re excited to bring this product to market. With over 60% of Americans grilling hot...

Processed Meat Linked To Cancer, Heart Disease And Premature Death
2013-03-07 12:35:50

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online According to the aging crooner Morrissey, “meat is murder,” yet a new study in the journal BMC Medicine suggests the eating too much meat may also be suicide. An international study involving almost half a million people and spanning an average of 13 years found a direct correlation between the consumption of processed meats and fatal health conditions such as cardiovascular disease and cancer. "Risks of dying earlier...


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.'