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2008-07-05 06:00:14

By Helen T. Gray, The Kansas City Star, Mo. Jul. 5--S ummer often brings vacation days, trips to flee the routine and extra "me" time. It can be a season to rest the body. It also can be a time to renew the mind and refresh the spirit -- through reading. But where to start? To help you, we asked people from various faith backgrounds to suggest spiritual, inspirational or religious books they think would be good summer reading. Their answers are paraphrased below. Our suggestion is...


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.'