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2014-09-30 08:41:47

National Pork Board Introduces Healthy and Easy-To-Prepare Latin-Inspired Recipes DES MOINES, Iowa, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Creating juicy and delicious recipes has always been one of Celebrity Chef Lorena Garcia's specialties in the kitchen. Throw in Chef Garcia's passion for cooking pork-inspired recipes with a unique Latin touch, and you have guilt-free and flavor-filled dishes that consumers can enjoy in any setting. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release,...

2011-07-12 12:30:00

SAN FRANCISCO, July 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- In an unprecedented spirit of collaboration, the nation's leading Pisco brands have united to create a Pisco Pavilion at this year's Tales of the Cocktail event in New Orleans (July 20-24). (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110712/CG31945) The Pisco Pavilion will take place at the Hotel Monteleone (Royal C & D Room) on Wednesday July 20, from 10:30am to 12:00pm. Visitors will taste the broadest array of premium Pisco...

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2010-03-25 09:25:00

Despite reductions in brain size, domestication has not reduced the ability of guinea pigs to navigate a water maze. Researchers writing in BioMed Central's open access journal Frontiers in Zoology tested domesticated and wild animals ('cavies') and found that they both performed well at the test, with the domestic animals actually being slightly superior. Lars Lewejohann worked with a team of researchers from the University of Mnster, Germany, to investigate the differing abilities of the...

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2009-06-29 13:35:00

A group of animal activists in Shanghai reportedly rescued 300 cats from a dealer who was planning to sell the allegedly stolen pets to restaurants in southern China, AFP reported. Lai Xiaoyu, 34, who was part of Friday night's rescue, told AFP the activists received a tip-off from a cat lover saying 22 bamboo cages full of cats in a freight yard where to be shipped to Guangdong province. He said that while many of the cats have been returned to their owners, at least three had died and some...

2009-02-12 15:47:11

A 13-year-old Russian girl who was scolded for writing a letter asking the president for a guinea pig has received an apology and two pets, her parents said. The parents of Anastasia Ivliyeva said the Kalitvensky girl wrote an e-mail to President Dmitry Medvedev's official Web site asking him for a female guinea pig to serve as a companion to the male guinea pig her parents had recently bought for her, The Times of London reported Thursday. However, weeks after she wrote the e-mail, the...

2008-07-16 15:00:45

Kola Mining Corporation (TSX VENTURE: KM)(OTCBB: KMNFF)(FRANKFURT: C8M) ("The Company") is pleased to announce that it has closed the private placement announced in its June 27, 2008 news release. A total of 33,333,334 units have been issued at $0.30 per unit raising gross proceeds of $10,000,000. Each unit consists of a share and one half of a warrant, each full warrant is exercisable to purchase a share for $0.45 on or before July 15, 2010. The proceeds will be used for the development of...

2006-03-01 11:06:18

By Mary Milliken LIMA, Peru (Reuters) - Peru, the land that gave us the tomato and the potato, has another gastronomic gift to the world: a chef named Gaston Acurio. He aims for nothing less than 50,000 Peruvian restaurants around the world where food lovers could savor the hot peppers, lime, onions and fish of a ceviche, creamy yellow Andean potatoes or maybe even someday the Peruvian delicacy of guinea pig. Acurio can't possibly do it alone and he prefers to stay at home in Lima...


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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.'