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2014-08-26 16:26:42

Bike Ride, 5K Run, and 2K Walk Honor America's Law Enforcement Officers WASHINGTON, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund is encouraging law enforcement supporters and the public to register for their fourth annual Law Enforcement Ride & Run to Remember, which will take place on October 11 & 12, on-site in the Washington, DC area or virtually from any location. This fun, community-oriented athletic event is designed to raise awareness of the...

2011-07-18 07:00:00

WASHINGTON, July 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Legendary actor, and Oscar award-winning director and producer Clint Eastwood has agreed to serve as Honorary Chairman for the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial and Museum in Washington, DC. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110718/DC36272 ) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090112/DC57979LOGO ) "The National Memorial and Museum are long overdue and richly deserved tributes to the men and women in law...

2011-04-25 07:50:00

WASHINGTON, April 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For more than a century, Harley-Davidson Motor Company has been supplying motorcycles to America's law enforcement agencies. Now, the Milwaukee-based company is helping to write a new chapter in law enforcement history through a unique donation in support of the first-ever National Law Enforcement Museum. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090112/DC57979LOGO) In 2011, for the fifth year in a row, the Harley-Davidson Motor...


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  • 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.'