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2011-02-23 07:00:00

LA JOLLA, Calif., Feb. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Clearity Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to providing personalized treatment information to women with ovarian cancer, today announced that Hillary Theakston has been appointed Executive Director, a new position for the organization. The Executive Director role was created to lead the foundation as it increases its capacity to support more ovarian cancer patients nationwide. Key priorities will include fundraising to...


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.'