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International News Archive - March 31, 2010

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Britain’s small businesses are likely to create almost two thirds of the country’s jobs in an average year, a major new study has revealed.

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.