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2011-05-03 00:46:00

SEOUL, South Korea, May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The entry deadline for the 'Yonhap International Press Photo Awards (YIPPA) in support of the United Nations Millennium Development Goals (UN MDGs)' is just one month away from today. Entries should be submitted online at http://www.yippa.net by May 31. Since Yonhap News Agency, which hosts this event under the aegis of the UN, started receiving entries on March 2, many newsworthy photos have been entered. This press photo contest is open...


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.'