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2011-02-26 05:54:00

KYIV, Ukraine, February 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen praised Ukraine's participation in a number of NATO missions. Rasmussen made this statement during his two-day visit to Ukraine."I would like to sincerely thank Ukraine for its participation in NATO missions at Balkans, Afghanistan, and maintaining maritime security. These missions strengthen peace and stability," said Rasmussen at the meeting with Ukrainian leader Viktor Yanukovych. The...


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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.'