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2008-07-04 09:00:39

By Dan Heath, The Press-Republican, Plattsburgh, N.Y. Jul. 4--PLATTSBURGH -- The Town of Plattsburgh is looking to help North Country residents deal with rising home-energy costs with an Alternative Energy Fair. The fair is being organized by Town Assistant Codes Enforcement Officer Steve Imhoff, Senior Account Clerk Nikki Martin and Account Clerk Stephenie Mitchell. "We want to get the message out to the North Country that there are things you can do to help with heat and save...


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.'