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2011-07-08 10:03:00

NEW YORK, July 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- NBR Worldwide Inc., the producer of PBS' award-winning Nightly Business Report, today announced that as part of its ongoing efforts to streamline operations and maximize resources, Tom Hudson has been appointed to the newly-combined position of Managing Editor and co-anchor of the nation's most-watched daily business news program. Mr. Hudson has co-anchored Nightly Business Report since 2009. Since joining the program, Mr. Hudson has reported on...


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.'