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2008-10-27 12:00:22

Hydro Tasmania has announced that it is selling its telecommunications business to Transend Networks, for $14.5 million. The deal includes a long-term agreement for these telecommunications services to be provided back to Hydro Tasmania by Transend. The sale also includes plant and equipment and existing telecommunications contracts. Vince Hawksworth, CEO of Hydro Tasmania, said: "The sale to Transend, which owns and operates the State's electricity transmission system, has been done in...


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.'