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2011-04-07 17:00:00

DUBLIN, Calif., April 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Army Reserve and SunCal have signed the largest-ever Reserve Property Exchange Agreement. The transaction will see the developer build new military facilities at Camp Parks Reserve Forces Training Area in Dublin, Calif., in exchange for 180 acres of land that will be developed into a master-planned community. The Army chose SunCal through a competitive selection process that began when more than 150 investors, contractors, developers...


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.'