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2014-09-25 23:10:09

Pasquali Realty Group, a Northern Virginia real estate company states median sale price increased in some parts of the region compared to the same month last year. Burke, VA (PRWEB) September 25, 2014 According to the latest market reports compiled from data from residential real estate transactions throughout the region, the Northern Virginia real estate market experienced some positive trends in August. Median sale prices increased in some parts of the region, and homes are continuing...

2014-09-25 12:23:50

Business owners give state leaders, Gov. McAuliffe low ratings for making Va. competitive in growing clean energy economy, protecting environment WASHINGTON, Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As world leaders meet this week to address climate change and 400,000 people march in the streets in New York City, a new survey shows that Virginia's small business owners support state action to cut carbon pollution and believe that doing so will help Virginia's economy. At the same time,...

2014-09-24 23:01:09

Five new members have been added to the Science Museum of Virginia's Trustee and Foundation boards this summer. (PRWEB) September 24, 2014 The Science Museum of Virginia has added five new members to its Trustee and Foundation boards this summer. Governor McAuliffe appointed Eucharia “Ukay” Jackson, Linda Nash and James T. Roberts to the Museum’s Board of Trustees; Hank C. Coleman, Jr. and John H. Wick, IV were voted onto the Museum’s Foundation board. “The Museum is...

2014-09-18 23:03:45

The NVTC Veterans Employment Initiative has provided tools and resources to match military veterans with jobs, internships, mentorships and certifications since its Aug. 2013 launch. Herndon, VA (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 The Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC), the largest technology council in the nation, is celebrating the one year anniversary of the NVTC Veterans Employment Initiative and its efforts to connect veterans to employment opportunities in Virginia's technology...

2014-09-17 23:01:31

The public is invited to attend this celebration for four new competition arenas, this Friday from 4-6:30 p.m., during the Middleburg Classic horse show. "Please join us on this very special day," says Sheryl Williams, Chief Operating Officer of Morven Park. Leesburg, VA (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 Equestrians from across the East Coast will gather at Morven Park on Friday, Sept. 19, to celebrate the recent official ground-breaking that began the complete renovation and...

2014-09-16 23:06:57

Companies Offer Pro Bono Assistance to the Department of Veterans Affairs to Address its Scheduling Needs HERNDON, Va. (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 The Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC) announced today that the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has accepted the organization’s pro bono offer to examine and propose improvements to the scheduling processes and systems at VA medical facilities. This effort stems from revelations of falsified scheduling records and severe treatment...

2014-09-11 23:12:26

NOVA Pride affirms that all are welcome. Join NOVA Pride for the first Interfaith Service at the Metropolitan Community Church of Northern Virginia (10383 Democracy Lane, Fairfax, VA 22030) on Thursday, October 2, at 7:00pm for the Service. Reception immediately following. McLean, VA (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 The NOVA Pride Interfaith Service is a gathering representatives of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender religious and spiritual communities in the Northern Virginia area....

2014-09-10 16:23:25

Bernhardt and Koehl Named to 2014 Top Financial Professionals List MCLEAN, Va., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Gordon J. Bernhardt, CPA, PFS, CFP®, AIF®, President and CEO of Bernhardt Wealth Management, and Timothy S. Koehl, AAMS®, CFP®, the firm's Director of Financial Planning, have both been named to Northern Virginia Magazine's Top Financial Professionals List for 2014. The advisors were selected after being nominated by their industry peers. Photo -...

2014-09-02 23:09:32

Pasquali Realty Group, a Northern Virginia Realty Company, suggests these fall maintenance tips to prepare for the upcoming winter. Burke, VA (PRWEB) September 02, 2014 During the fall season, before the weather grows colder, it's important to prepare for the winter months to prevent costly damage later on. Pasquali Realty Group, a Northern Virginia real estate company, suggests these fall preventative home maintenance tips. Gutters and Downspouts Clean gutters and downspouts...

2014-08-28 23:16:04

Pasquali Realty Group, a Northern Virginia real estate company, states the average number of days on market range from 36 to just 27 days. Burke, VA (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 According to the latest market reports compiled from data from residential real estate transactions throughout the region, the Northern Virginia real estate market experienced some positive trends in July. Median sale prices increased in many parts of the region, and homes are continuing to sell at a quick pace. The...


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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.'