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General News Archive - August 14, 2009

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US clothing retailer Gap Inc has revamped its denim line up to capture more market share in the premium blue jean business, the company said.

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A California-based travel Web site picked structures in Mexico, Italy, France, Germany and the United States as the Top Five Pyramids Not in Egypt.

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.