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Sci-Fi & Gaming News Archive - February 17, 2005

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Trekkies are uniting to win a reprieve for "Star Trek: Enterprise," slated to end its mission on UPN in May. "Save Star Trek" was the headline of a full-page ad in Tuesday's Los Angeles Times that called on fans to get the show a new TV home through a petition campaign and rally.

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.