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2008-08-21 09:00:24

NSTeens.org, an Internet safety resource from the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC) and Sprint (NYSE:S), is now offering online materials in Spanish to help raise safety awareness in Hispanic communities. Created by experts at NCMEC's NetSmartz Workshop, the resource educates today's tech-savvy generation about the potential risks they may encounter while growing up on the Internet and the importance of modeling safer behavior online. Now entering its second year,...


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.'