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2008-10-03 09:00:23

Yapta, Inc. (www.yapta.com), an online travel shopping service that tracks airline ticket pricing for leisure and business travelers, today announced a sweepstakes giveaway where one Grand Prize Winner will receive a $500 gift card to Marriott. Four First Prize Winners will also receive a 1-year Clear Pass, the fast pass for airport security, and five Second Prize Winners will receive an Airport Lounge Day Pass. The promotion, called the "Track-A-Flight Sweepstakes," will provide each...


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.'