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Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.
Quote of the Day
A chain is no stronger than its weakest link, and life is after all a chain.

- William James (1842 - 1910), U.S. psychologist, philosopher.
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