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2009-08-14 15:00:00

DETROIT, Aug. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT: The sixth annual Paul W. Smith Golf Classic benefitting ThinkDetroit PAL is Monday, August 17. The Paul W. Smith Golf Classic is the single largest fundraiser for ThinkDetroit PAL and by itself allows nearly 12,000 children the opportunity to join a team and be mentored by a great coach. WHERE & Detroit Golf Club WHEN:...


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.'