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Sci-Fi & Gaming News Archive - January 14, 2006

Thousands of school girls queued for hours on Saturday in the hope they would be the one chosen to star in the new Harry Potter film.

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.