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2012-02-28 11:00:00

InPro Corporation has introduced the new 807 standard cover-plate expansion joint system that is designed to accommodate various flooring thicknesses and finishes from carpet to VCT. InPro's replacement expansion joint covers deliver a quick fix. Most switch-outs can be done in a few hours. You simply remove the old cover and either snap or screw the new InPro joint cover in place. This means little impact on patients or residents, and should have a minimal effect on the operational pace of...

Word of the Day
  • 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.'