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2014-09-09 08:20:29

NEW YORK, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "...Sounds like something out of a movie. But this is real. This happened," Vice President Joe Biden said of the Special Operations Forces and secret mission profiled by war reporter Alex Quade and narrated by actor Gary Sinise. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140908/144126 Now, for the first time, you can see the film festival favorite, and journalism award-winning stories by war reporter Alex Quade, ahead of the 9/11...

2014-08-25 12:25:02

Ronald Reagan and Bill Clinton are the presidents Americans would most want to have as a high school teacher; Barack Obama the one Americans would never want to have NEW YORK, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As President Obama continues to deal with a number of crises, criticism over his vacation and his job ratings also continue to drift downward. This month, almost one-third of Americans (32%) give the President positive ratings for the overall job he is doing, while almost seven in ten (68%)...

2014-08-25 08:30:25

MONTREAL,QC and PALO ALTO, CA, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - EXO U (TSXV: EXO), a provider of an innovative software platform which enables businesses and educational institutions to securely mobilize and manage their mobile workforce and students by delivering engaging experiences spanning desktop and mobile applications, today announces that Frank Biden has joined its Board of Advisors. Frank Biden will join the current Board of Advisors to help provide domain expertise and...

2014-07-24 23:07:56

Tuesday at the White House, in a report released with President Obama and Vice-President Biden, Apploi’s tool providing jobseekers with real-time data on local employer needs, and how and where they can up-skill to reach their career goals, including exciting new features, was highlighted. At the event the President signed the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act and was given the report, which he committed his cabinet to supporting. (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 Tuesday at the White House,...

2014-07-24 12:26:22

President Obama's job ratings and direction of country both down this month NEW YORK, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Normally, summer is a quiet time in Washington, D.C. Congress comes back to finish off a few things before heading out for summer recess and even the President gets to take a little time off with his family. This summer, however, is anything but quiet. In addition to the various crises the White House has to handle, they also have to deal with an unhappy nation. Just...

2014-06-20 16:22:41

-- Watch the summit live at www.workingfamiliessummit.org and join the conversation via social media by using the hashtag #FamiliesSucceed NEW YORK, June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --The global EY organization will sponsor and have its Chair speak at The White House Summit on Working Families on Monday, June 23, 2014, at the Omni Hotel in Washington, D.C. Mark Weinberger, EY Global Chairman & CEO, will speak during the first "Family Matters" plenary session about the importance of...

2014-06-18 16:25:13

A diverse range of top business leaders headline the host committee WASHINGTON, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The following is a message from Dale Jones, President of Diversified Search: A highly influential group of leaders representing African and African-American political, business and international trade communities will host the first annual "Gathering of Pan-African Leaders" at the Mayflower Hotel on Monday, August 4, 2014. The dinner and reception will be held in advance of the...

2014-03-18 08:27:56

Architects of U.S. Horse Slaughter Ban to Address Invitation-Only Crowd with Special Video Message from Vice President Joe Biden CHATHAM, N.Y., March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 2014 American Equine Summit, which will feature presentations from some of the most prominent equine experts in the nation, will take place on Saturday, April 26(th) and Sunday, April 27(th) at Equine Advocates Rescue & Sanctuary in Chatham, NY. Veteran television news journalist Jane Velez-Mitchell...

2014-03-05 08:30:34

- For 2016 presidential race: Clinton, Biden, Cuomo and Warren lead among Democrats PITTSBURGH, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nagging concerns over The Affordable Care Act, aka Obamacare, appear likely to cost the Democratic Party during the 2014 congressional elections, according to the latest survey by The Robert Morris University Polling Institute Powered by Trib Total Media. The poll surveyed 1,006 American adults, and also found that former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush and former...

2014-02-06 16:21:23

PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressman Chaka Fattah (PA-02), a Senior Member on the House Appropriations Committee and lead Democrat on the Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science and related agencies released the following statement after Vice President Joe Biden's speech at Philadelphia's 30(th) Street Station and the unveiling of Amtrak's Cities Sprinter electric locomotive: "It was an honor to join Vice President Biden and Transportation Secretary...


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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.'