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Hackers Target French EuroMillions Website
2012-10-29 10:39:17

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Whilst Las Vegas has long accepted — proudly as it happens — the moniker of “sin city,” not everyone takes such a light hearted view of gambling. In France a group calling themselves the “Moroccanghost” hacked into a French lottery site and left messages in both French and Arabic denouncing gambling as the “work of the devil.” BBC News reports that the hackers also blocked access to...


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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.'