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General News Archive - September 17, 2012

wedding on the beach

Ladies, if you're having second thoughts about saying "I do," maybe you shouldn't just brush it off as having cold feet, as a new study suggests that pre-wedding jitters could be an indicator of an ill-fated marriage.

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.