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Oddities News Archive - June 19, 2008

A group of expectant Massachusetts high school students said they decided to get pregnant as part of a motherhood pact with their friends.

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.