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Business News Archive - June 26, 2006

By Kaci Hanson, Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier, Iowa Jun. 26--WATERLOO -- With a stuffed stomach and an earful of catchy tunes, a fireworks finale Saturday is guaranteed to send spectators out with a bang, organizers say. The event will be 6 p.m. to midnight in downtown Waterloo.

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.