Technology News Archive - September 10, 2006
BRITAIN has more than 592,000 swingers who swap partners at least once a week at pervy parties, says a survey. An astonishing 7,500,000 messages have already been exchanged over the internet in 2006 to fix up encounters.
Word of the Day
- 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.