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2014-08-07 12:25:45

Duo Surprises Contest Winners to Celebrate Four New Peanut Flavors NORTHFIELD, Ill., Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Frank Thomas, known as "The Big Hurt," joined Mr. Peanut to surprise a Chicago men's softball team, winner of Mr. Peanut's Power Hitter Contest, to harness the power of the peanut and celebrate the launch of four new Planters peanut flavors. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140807/134476 Thomas, a powerful hitter during his career, helped the team spice up their...

2014-06-18 12:22:19

Two New NUTmobiles Join the NUTmobile Tour in 2014 NORTHFIELD, Ill., June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The iconic, always-dapper Mr. Peanut updated his wardrobe last year. This year he is updating his wheels. Mr. Peanut is riding in style like never before as Planters, America's leading snack nut brand, unleashes its new NUTmobile vehicle fleet onto the roads of America. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140617/119069 The Planters NUTmobile Tour kicks off in June 2014 with two...


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.'