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2011-03-30 10:07:00

NEW YORK, March 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- National Association for Multi-ethnicity in Communications (NAMIC) and Women in Cable Telecommunications (WICT) today announced plans to partner on a joint survey for the next editions of the WICT PAR Initiative and the newly re-branded NAMIC AIM (Advancement Investment Measurement). This first-ever fully merged questionnaire - with 70% fewer questions than in previous survey vehicles - is a direct response to the industry's call for a...


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.'