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Sci-Fi & Gaming News Archive - May 26, 2005

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If you wanted a clear-cut answer, you could have watched Carrie Underwood win on "American Idol." But the season finale of ABC's "Lost," going head-to-head Wednesday against Fox's megahit, was singing a different tune.

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.