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2011-02-04 07:30:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- DrivingSales (www.drivingsales.com), the auto industry's largest car dealer social network, today announced the winners of the second annual DrivingSales Dealer Satisfaction Awards (formerly the Vendor Ratings Awards). The awards measure auto dealer satisfaction with services provided by vendors during 2010 in over 12 categories, including CRM, New Car Leads, Used Car Advertising, Vehicle Pricing, Websites, SEO and Social Media. (Logo:...

2010-06-24 07:10:00

LOS ANGELES, June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- One of Rolling Stone's top 100 albums of the decade, Rated R from Queens Of The Stone Age marks its 10th anniversary with the expanded, two-CD Rated R - Deluxe Edition (Interscope/UMe), released August 3, 2010. Added to the original album is a second disc with six B-sides and the band's memorable summer 2000 Reading Festival concert--featuring nine previously unreleased songs, including live versions of Rated R's "Feel Good Hit Of The Summer," "The...

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2010-04-26 09:15:56

Middle-school children whose parents restrict access to R-rated movies are substantially less likely to start drinking than their peers who are allowed to see such films, a new study suggests. In a study of nearly 3,600 New England middle school students, researchers found that among kids who said their parents never allowed them to watch R movies, few took up drinking over the next couple years. Of that group, 3 percent said they had started drinking when questioned 13 to 26 months after the...

2010-02-12 07:00:00

ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- DrivingSales (www.drivingsales.com), the auto industry's leading social media platform and largest online community, today announced award winners in the first annual DrivingSales Vendor Ratings Awards. The Awards measure dealer satisfaction with vendors by allowing dealers to publicly rate and review their vendors in a real-time, anonymous - yet verified - setting. Vendors who achieve the highest rankings in dealer satisfaction, as determined by...

2009-11-05 08:05:00

LOS ANGELES, California, November 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - Rihanna Fans Worldwide Will Join the Superstar for an Exclusive Live, Streamed Performance From London on November 16th 2009 International superstar Rihanna will showcase new material from her highly-anticipated forthcoming album Rated R exclusively to a Nokia (NYSE: NOK) audience via a globally streamed live performance on November 16th 2009. This ground-breaking event in partnership with Nokia will preview tracks...

2008-08-28 21:00:25

* DEATH RACE: H 1/2 Marquee Cinemas, Park Place Stadium Cinemas. This remake of Roger Cormans 1975 B-movie re-imagines this cars-and- carnage thriller as a video game come to life. The plot is non- existent, the dialogue is dopey, the dead stretches between races are dull, and the resolution is laughable. But no matter, as the movies really about the creative ways these nuts find to kill each other. Rated R. n THE HOUSE BUNNY: HH 1/2 MC, PPSC. Essentially a female remake of Revenge of the...

2006-07-13 00:31:57

By Greg Prato NEW YORK (Billboard) - Former Queens of the Stone Age singer/bassist Nick Oliveri has teamed up with several friends for his first full-length release since his bitter exit from the California band in early 2004. The album, "Dead Planet: SonicSlowMotionTrails," will be credited to Mondo Generator, the Oliveri-led combo with an ever-rotating cast. In addition to some pals from his Palm Desert, Calif., hometown, British duo Winnebago Deal (guitarist Ben Perrier and...


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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.'