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2011-04-29 10:15:00

NEW YORK, April 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- K2 Global Consulting has completed its assignment for the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany (the "Claims Conference") working on its immediate response to a fraud carried out against the organization. The Claims Conference, headquartered in New York with offices in Frankfurt and Tel Aviv, is responsible for disbursing compensation to Holocaust survivors on behalf of the German government. The Claims Conference discovered...


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.'