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2009-10-09 08:00:00

SEATTLE, Oct. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Booshoot (www.booshoot.com) today announced that its founder Jackie Heinricher has been chosen as the winner of Martha Stewart "Dreamers Into Doers" program - an honor recognizing visionary, entrepreneurial women who have turned their passions into a successful for-profit or non-profit career. Chosen from thousands of nominees, Heinricher received recognition in the for-profit category for her innovative and groundbreaking work related to bamboo. 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.'