Quantcast

Latest Matt Damon Stories

2011-08-08 11:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Levi's® brand today premiered "Levi's® Legacy," its first-ever global 'Go Forth' advertising spot, and unveiled a digital engagement program celebrating pioneers around the globe. Launching exclusively on Facebook, the 60-second film and digital program tap into the power of the interconnected global community to spark change and create positive action unrestricted by geographic barriers. The premiere of...

2011-04-29 13:17:00

NEW YORK, April 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Hult International Business School today announced that the University of Cambridge team from the United Kingdom has been selected as the Global Final Winner of its 2nd Annual Hult Global Case Challenge. The competition, held yesterday at a W Hotel in New York, focused on developing solutions to accelerate clean water access and sanitation around the world. The Hult Global Case Challenge is a Clinton Global Initiative Commitment to Action. President...


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.'