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2009-11-06 13:26:00

LOS ANGELES, CA, Nov. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - The feature film "PUNCTURED HOPE - A STORY ABOUT TROKOSI AND YOUNG GIRLS' SLAVERY IN TODAY'S WEST AFRICA" is Toronto Pictures' Academy Awards(R) and Golden Globe Awards(R) entry. Gala opening in Los Angeles at the Laemmle Sunset 5 Theater on Tuesday, November 10 at 7:30 PM (8000 Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood). Members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, members of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association(R) and members of the...

2006-02-08 12:08:16

By James Kilner COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - The Danish newspaper that first published caricatures of the Prophet Mohammad infuriating Muslims worldwide previously turned down cartoons of Jesus as too offensive, a cartoonist said on Wednesday. Twelve cartoons of the Prophet published last September by Jyllands-Posten newspaper have outraged Muslims, provoking violent protests in the Middle East, Africa and Asia. "My cartoon, which certainly did not offend any Christians I showed it to,...


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.'