Quantcast

Latest Pierre Avignon Stories

4d5525c9c066279a7c0a9003d0b61cf9
2008-05-08 20:45:00

For those who hate shelling out big bucks for programs like Microsoft Office Suite "” the full standard version is listed on Amazon at upwards of $325"”you might be interested in Symphony, a free suite that can be downloaded from an International Business Machines Corp Web site (Link Below).Pierre Avignon, a 43-year-old graphics designer from West Newbury, Massachusetts, uses it to perform work for which he used to rely on Microsoft Word's word processor, Excel spreadsheet and...


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.'